In Massachusetts, as in many other states and municipalities across the country, the high cost of traditional defined-benefit public pensions has become an important issue as unfunded liabilities h
In this policy tip from Heartland, the author notes that in the wake of the U.S.
As states begin implementing provisions of the federal health care law, many, such as Montana, are still debating whether to expand their Medicaid programs in order to receive a larger federal subs
Common Core State Standards for K-12 schools were adopted without debate by every state but Alaska, Nebraska, Texas, and Virginia in 2010, part of the price of getting federal dollars under the Oba
It’s a tale of two numbers: $2.9 billion and $9.6 billion.
The first number, $2.9 billion, represents the reduction in education funding in the state budget for fiscal 2012-2013.
Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton has proposed a new top marginal tax rate for high-income-earners several times.
A consortium of consultants and science educators has released a draft of what they plan will become national education standards for K-12 science.
With the Illinois legislature back in session, representatives of the oil and gas industry and environmental activists are directing their attention to Senate Bill 3280, an amendment to the Oil and
Missouri legislators are considering an education reform that has garnered significant national attention: the Parent Trigger.
First established as part of the Telecommunications Act of 1996, the Federal Universal Service Fund was designed to provide telephone service to underserved areas of the country.