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The Leaflet - Is Arkansas’ “Private Option” Plan a Game Changer?

April 18, 2013

Yesterday, the Arkansas legislature approved a Medicaid waiver request to allow for a “private option” version of expansion.

Research & Commentary: Online Taxes, Legislative Update

April 18, 2013

Early this week Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid began the process of pushing to the

Research & Commentary: Common Core Science Standards

April 16, 2013

A consortium of consultants and science educators has released its final draft of what it plans will become national education standards for K-12 science.

Research & Commentary: Stockton, California and Municipal Bankruptcies

April 15, 2013

According to Governing magazine, there were 28 public bankruptcies in 2011 and 2012.

Research & Commentary: Colorado Renewable Portfolio Standard

April 12, 2013

Colorado legislators are bucking the national trend and considering a proposal that would boost the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS).

Research & Commentary: Vermont Tax Hikes

April 12, 2013

The Vermont Legislature is considering a vast new

Research & Commentary: National Minimum Wage Hike

April 12, 2013

In his 2013 State of the Union Address, President Obama proposed increasing the national minimum wage from $7.25 to $9.00 an hour, with the stated goal of raising the incomes of millions

Research & Commentary: President Obama’s Universal Pre-K Proposal

April 12, 2013

Included in President Barack Obama’s 2014 budget is a proposal to expand federally funded pre-K, to be paid for by raising the federal cigarette tax from $1.01 per pack to $1.95.

The Leaflet - Will Your State Benefit From Medicaid Expansion?

March 28, 2013

Does your state benefit from President Barack Obama’s expansion of the Medicaid program, or does the expansion just put you on the hook for millions or even billions in new taxes to pay for money p

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