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  • Five Years After the Meltdown, Fitful Progress
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    Five Years After the Meltdown, Fitful Progress

    Five years ago, the U.S. economy was in free fall. What has changed since then – and what hasn’t.

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    September 4, 2013
  • The Recession and Teen Driving
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    The Recession and Teen Driving

    Since the beginning of the recession, fewer teens are getting driver's licenses as soon as they can. Safety groups like AAA worry about first-time drivers in states.

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    September 2, 2013
  • Life Without Parole for Juveniles: States and Courts Weigh In
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    Life Without Parole for Juveniles: States and Courts Weigh In

    Since the Miller v. Alabama decision last summer, state legislatures have altered their sentencing laws to comply with the decision.

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    August 26, 2013
  • Rhode Island's Plan for Evaluating Tax Incentives
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    Rhode Island's Plan for Evaluating Tax Incentives

    Rhode Island's reforms will help the state base its economic development strategy on solid evidence. Here's how the evaluation process works.

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    August 1, 2013
  • State Administrator Earnings by State
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    State Administrator Earnings by State

    Who is the highest-paid administrator in your state? Hint: It probably isn’t the governor, according to a salary survey from the Council of State Governments.

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    July 23, 2013
  • Governors’ Salaries Currently Range From $70,000 to $187,256
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    Governors’ Salaries Currently Range From $70,000 to $187,256

    Governors are paid an average of $133,348 a year for their work according to new data released by the Council of State Governments.

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    June 25, 2013
  • In Search of Dental Care
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    In Search of Dental Care

    Each year in the United States, millions of low-income children go without seeing a dentist. This infographic explains that this lack of care is largely driven by two different dentist shortages.

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    June 24, 2013
  • How Many Jobs Did Your State Create?
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    How Many Jobs Did Your State Create?

    Oil-rich North Dakota boasted the largest over-the-year percentage increase in employment, and Texas created the most jobs over the past year.

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    June 14, 2013
  • The United States of Gambling
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    The United States of Gambling

    Online gambling is the latest frontier for states. Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey became the first states this year to pass laws to tap online gamblers. Only Hawaii and Utah ban all forms of legalized gambling.

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    June 14, 2013
  • Water Fluoridation: Many Still Don’t Receive Its Benefits
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    Water Fluoridation: Many Still Don’t Receive Its Benefits

    Millions of Americans do not have access to fluoridated water in their communities, leading to higher rates of tooth decay and greater costs to taxpayers.

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    June 13, 2013
  • Legislative Review: Social Issues Quiz
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    Legislative Review: Social Issues Quiz

    Test your knowledge of key social issues in our legislative review quiz covering immigration, gay marriage, abortion and gun control laws.

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    June 13, 2013
  • Gun Actions Since Sandy Hook Shooting
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    Gun Actions Since Sandy Hook Shooting

    Gun laws vary among states. Lawmakers aimed to curb gun violence in some states - and to loosen gun control regulations in other states, citing gun owners' rights.

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    June 13, 2013
  • Medicaid Expansion and Everything You Need to Know
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    Medicaid Expansion and Everything You Need to Know

    Medicaid expansion is up to states. Six are still on the fence: Arizona, Maine, New Hampshire, Ohio, Michigan, and Florida.

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    June 11, 2013
  • Legislative Review: Power Politics
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    Legislative Review: Power Politics

    In 37 states, one party controls both the legislature and the governor's office, the most in 60 years.

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    June 10, 2013
  • Legislative Review: Red State, Blue State
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    Legislative Review: Red State, Blue State

    In Blue Colorado and Red North Carolina legislative majorites made major changes with very diferent agendas.

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    June 10, 2013
  • Overview of Best and Good Practices for Checking Accounts
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    Overview of Best and Good Practices for Checking Accounts

    The following is how the largest banks rated in disclosure, overdraft, and dispute resolution policies and practices, ordered first by total number of best practices and then total number of good practices, and, for the same rating, alphabetically.

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    May 30, 2013
  • Consumer Complaints on Checking Accounts Show Need for Action
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    Consumer Complaints on Checking Accounts Show Need for Action

    When consumers have a complaint about their mortgage, credit card, checking account or other financial product, they can submit it to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB). See how checking accounts compare and learn what account aspects drive the most complaints in this Pew infographic using CFPB data.

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    May 30, 2013
  • Payday Loans Do Not Eliminate Checking Account Overdrafts
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    Payday Loans Do Not Eliminate Checking Account Overdrafts

    Payday lenders often advertise their loans as a way to avoid expensive checking account overdrafts. Research shows most borrowers end up paying fees for both.

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    May 16, 2013
  • Replacement Rates by Cohort and Household Type
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    Replacement Rates by Cohort and Household Type

    Late Boomers and Gen-Xers do not have adequate resources for retirement and are facing possible downward mobility.

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    May 16, 2013
  • Rhode Island Legalizes Gay Marriage
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    Rhode Island Legalizes Gay Marriage

    The Rhode Island legislature gave final approval to a gay marriage bill Thursday (May 2), and Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed the measure immediately after the vote.

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    May 3, 2013
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