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  • How Federal Funding to States Has Changed
    Infographic

    How Federal Funding to States Has Changed

    Federal money on average accounts for about a third of state budgets, but the amount varies widely among the states.

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    January 23, 2013
  • Republican Rule, Deeper Divides
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    Republican Rule, Deeper Divides

    Rarely has an election seemed to have clearer consequences for state government than the one just completed.

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    January 22, 2013
  • 2013 Governors, Legislative Sessions and Control
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    2013 Governors, Legislative Sessions and Control

    Republican majorities in 14 states are so strong that there are enough party members to override a gubernatorial veto in each legislative chamber. Democrats have veto-proof majorities in eight states.

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    January 22, 2013
  • Gubernatorial and Legislative Party Control
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    Gubernatorial and Legislative Party Control

    Democrats made some gains in elections last year, but Republicans control the majority of governorships and legislatures across the country.

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    January 22, 2013
  • Most States Lag on Dental Sealants
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    Most States Lag on Dental Sealants

    Dental sealants are clear plastic coatings that prevent tooth decay and take only a few minutes to apply to the chewing surfaces of permanent molars, the most cavity-prone teeth.

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    January 8, 2013
  • State Payday Loan Regulation and Usage Rates
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    State Payday Loan Regulation and Usage Rates

    Use the map to see each state’s usage rate, and click individual states to read a summary of their payday lending laws.

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    January 14, 2014
  • The Impact of the Fiscal Cliff on the States: Sequestration
    Interactive

    The Impact of the Fiscal Cliff on the States: Sequestration

    The scheduled across-the-board cuts to federal defense and nondefense spending would have both direct and indirect impacts on states' budgets. This interactive tool highlights various indicators of states' vulnerabilities to the sequester.

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    December 17, 2012
  • The Wait to Vote
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    The Wait to Vote

    The long lines at polling places have been a hot topic in election administration since November, and recent data presented at Pew's Voting in America conference sheds new light on this issue.

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    December 10, 2012
  • Holiday Overdraft Fees Add Up
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    Holiday Overdraft Fees Add Up

    If you bought one of the following gifts, you could pay this much after an accidental overdraft.

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    December 3, 2012
  • Are You Using a Prepaid Card to Buy Holiday Gifts?
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    Are You Using a Prepaid Card to Buy Holiday Gifts?

    Do you know what sort of fees you will pay or what times of consumer protections apply to you?

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    December 3, 2012
  • Payday Loans Really Add Up
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    Payday Loans Really Add Up

    If you took out a loan for the following season expenses, you would pay far more and be indebted far longer than advertised.

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    December 3, 2012
  • Banking on Arbitration
    Infographic

    Banking on Arbitration

    Big banks, consumers, and checking account dispute resolution.

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    November 27, 2012
  • Arbitration Bound
    Interactive

    Arbitration Bound

    How does dispute resolution work, what is arbitration, and what are a consumer's options at every step along the way? Find out the with the Pew Safe Checking Project's interactive.

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    November 27, 2012
  • Fiscal Federalism by the Numbers
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    Fiscal Federalism by the Numbers

    Federal and state finances intersect in a number of ways. Showing how closely they are intertwined is one way the Fiscal Federalism Initiative enhances federal and state policy makers' understanding of the federal-state relationship.

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    October 31, 2012
  • The State of Voter Registration in the 2012 Election
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    The State of Voter Registration in the 2012 Election

    This infographic discusses the partnership among Pew and seven states to launch the Electronic Registration Information Center (ERIC), a tool which helps securely compare voter records between states to better maintain voter records, save money, and streamline processes. Additionally, 13 states now offer online voter registration.

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    October 31, 2012
  • Still Risky: Bank Fees and Disclosures in the States
    Interactive

    Still Risky: Bank Fees and Disclosures in the States

    Where consumers live has a significant impact on how easily they can access information on terms, conditions and fees, as well as how much they will pay to maintain an account, overdraft, or accrue other fees.

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    October 10, 2012
  • Quiz: Find the Fee
    Interactive

    Quiz: Find the Fee

     Do you read your bank's disclosures when opening an account? Where can consumers find important provisions about checking accounts? Take this interactive quiz to learn the answers.

     

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    October 9, 2012
  • Voter Registration Lookup Tools
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    Voter Registration Lookup Tools

    Registration lookup tools provide voters essential information, such as whether they are registered to vote and whether their information is accurate, in the place many people look first—online.

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    October 9, 2012
  • Long on Words, Short on Protections
    Data Visualizations

    Long on Words, Short on Protections

    Pew’s research showed that the median length of bank disclosures for key checking account policies and fee information was 69 pages.

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    September 21, 2012
  • Prepaid vs. Checking
    Quiz

    Prepaid vs. Checking

    What kind of consumer are you? How would switching from a checking account to a prepaid card affect the fees you pay when you manage your money? Find out with our new interactive quiz.

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    September 6, 2012
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