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  • Is Your State a Winner When It Comes to Federal Support for Oral Health?
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    Is Your State a Winner When It Comes to Federal Support for Oral Health?

    Twenty-one states received cooperative agreement grants and technical assistance from the CDC. States can save money by using these funds to operate programs that prevent cavities and promote oral health.

    Added:
    April 9, 2014
  • Measuring State Elections Performance
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    Measuring State Elections Performance

    The Elections Performance Index provides an overview of all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

    Added:
    April 7, 2014
  • The End of Extended Jobless Benefits In Your State
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    The End of Extended Jobless Benefits In Your State

    One hundred days after the expiration of extended jobless benefits, $5 billion in federal money that would have flowed to the unemployed across the U.S. has remained in Washington.

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    April 4, 2014
  • Offshore Tax Dodging: State Revenues Lost to Havens
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    Offshore Tax Dodging: State Revenues Lost to Havens

    States are going after corporations that stash provides in offshore tax havens, as the federal government has failed to pass laws. Some states are seeing more revenue; others are interested in following suit.

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    March 10, 2014
  • Almost 2 Million Long-Term Unemployed Have Missed Benefits Since December
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    Almost 2 Million Long-Term Unemployed Have Missed Benefits Since December

    See how many long-term unemployed Americans have lost out on unemployment benefits they would have otherwise received since cuts took effect in December.

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    March 5, 2014
  • Paid Tax Returns by State
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    Paid Tax Returns by State

    Watch out for who does your taxes. Most states don’t require training or licensing for independent tax preparers. Many big firms do have requirements, though.

    Added:
    February 25, 2014
  • States Divided on Felon Voting Rights
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    States Divided on Felon Voting Rights

    Almost every state has some restrictions on felons who want to vote, but some are more severe than others. Six of the strictest states barred 7 percent or more of this voting-age population from participating in the 2010 election.

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    February 21, 2014
  • States With Their Own Version of the Earned Income Tax Credit
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    States With Their Own Version of the Earned Income Tax Credit

    25 states and DC extend the federal Earned Income Tax Credit to their own tax code. More states could join them this year.

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    February 11, 2014
  • The Earned Income Tax Credit's Benefits, State by State
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    The Earned Income Tax Credit's Benefits, State by State

    The federal Earned Income Tax Credit has lifted millions out of poverty, but some states benefited much more than others.

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    February 11, 2014
  • The Top States for Job Creation in 2014
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    The Top States for Job Creation in 2014

    The job outlook for 2014 looks particularly bright for states in the West. Less so in Washington, D.C., which ranks last.

    Added:
    February 10, 2014
  • What is a GPR Prepaid Card?
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    What is a GPR Prepaid Card?

    The term “prepaid card” encompasses a wide range of long-standing or familiar products, from flexible spending accounts and gift cards to payroll and government benefits cards, but general purpose reloadable prepaid cards are a relatively new financial product.

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    February 6, 2014
  • Fluoridation By the Numbers
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    Fluoridation By the Numbers

    In 2012, 74.6% of the U.S. population on public water systems, or a total of 210,655,401 people, had access to fluoridated water, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. See how your state ranks in terms of access to fluoridated water.

    Added:
    February 4, 2014
  • Long-Term Unemployment, State by State
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    Long-Term Unemployment, State by State

    Millions will miss out on jobless aid unless Congress extends long-term unemployment benefits that expired last December.

    Added:
    January 31, 2014
  • The War on Poverty in the States
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    The War on Poverty in the States

    The War on Poverty, declared by President Lyndon Johnson in 1964, has reduced economic despair nationwide. But there is a wide disparity between the states, and some are still lagging behind.

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    January 30, 2014
  • Some State Executives Make More Than the Governor
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    Some State Executives Make More Than the Governor

    The top-paid administrator in your state probably isn’t who you think it is.

    Added:
    January 10, 2014
  • Medicaid Expansion 2014: States to Watch
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    Medicaid Expansion 2014: States to Watch

    Which states may expand Medicaid in 2014 or 2015?

    Added:
    January 8, 2014
  • Top States for Job Creation in 2014
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    Top States for Job Creation in 2014

    The job outlook for 2014 looks particularly bright for states in the West. Less so in Washington, D.C., which ranks last.

    Added:
    January 7, 2014
  • Fiscal 50: State Trends and Analysis
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    Fiscal 50: State Trends and Analysis

    Fiscal 50: State Trends and Analysis, an interactive resource from The Pew Charitable Trusts, allows you to sort and analyze data on key fiscal, economic, and demographic trends in the 50 states and understand their impact on states’ fiscal health.

    Added:
    February 21, 2014
  • The Distribution of Select Federal Tax Deductions and Credits Across the States
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    The Distribution of Select Federal Tax Deductions and Credits Across the States

    This interactive map highlights the state distribution of several federal tax deductions and credits.

    Added:
    January 7, 2014
  • Interactive: State of the States 2014
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    Interactive: State of the States 2014

    Explore Stateline’s interactive featuring comprehensive information about party control, legislative sessions and tax revenue.

    Added:
    January 6, 2014
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