Reauthorization of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) has been a political football in recent years, with Congress unwilling to commit to reform.
The Obama administration has announced it wants every child in the nation to have an e-textbook by 2017.
In January 2012, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) proposed policies that would shift the state’s education system toward greater accountability, freedom, and choice.
Auto insurance fraud is a serious problem in Florida.
Nearly 50 million American adults—more than a fifth of the nation’s adult population—smoke cigarettes.
Often lost in the attention rightly paid to students’ poor achievement in math and reading is that civic knowledge and participation have been sliding for decades in the United States.
The idea of education funding following the child has several names, such as weighted student funding, backpack funding, fair-student funding, student-based budgeting, and results-based budgeting.
On Wednesday, Ohio Senate Bill 216 will be up for consideration in the Senate Energy & Public Utilities committee.
Idaho House Revenue and Taxation Committee Chairman Dennis Lake (R-Blackfoot) says he wants to increase the state’s cigarette tax by $1.25 per pack, to help curb smoking and raise revenue.