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  • U.S. Voter Participation, 1990-2010
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    U.S. Voter Participation, 1990-2010

    The U.S. Voter Participation interactive graphic helps shed light on how voters in each state, and the nation overall, participate in each step of the elections process.

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    August 20, 2012
  • Back to School
    Infographic

    Back to School

    Millions of children entering school aren’t ready to learn. But a good home visiting program makes a difference, increasing graduation rates by as much as 56 percent.

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    August 20, 2012
  • Quiz: Payday Lending in America
    Quiz

    Quiz: Payday Lending in America

    Each year, millions of Americans borrow payday loans from storefront and online lenders. Do you know who borrows, where they borrow, and why? Take our interactive quiz to learn more!

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    July 19, 2012
  • Payday Lending in America
    Infographic

    Payday Lending in America

    Pew’s Safe Small-Dollar Loans Research Project surveyed payday loan borrowers about their usage, as well as other options they would use if payday loans were unavailable.  

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    July 18, 2012
  • City vs. Metro Population Growth
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    City vs. Metro Population Growth

    This interactive shows recent changes in city and metropolitan populations for biggest city in the nation's 30 largest metro areas.

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    July 12, 2012
  • The Widening Gap
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    The Widening Gap

    The gap between the promises states have made for public employees’ retirement benefits and the money they have set aside to pay these bills was at least $1.38 trillion in fiscal year 2010

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    June 18, 2012
  • The High Cost of Corrections in America
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    The High Cost of Corrections in America

    Despite the massive increase in the size and cost of America's correctional system, the national recidivism rate remains stubbornly high.

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    June 12, 2012
  • Economic Mobility of the States
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    Economic Mobility of the States

    Welcome to Economic Mobility of the States. This interactive tool captures the findings of the first analysis of Americans' economic mobility—their movement up or down the income ladder—on a state level.

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    May 10, 2012
  • Child Abuse Prevention Month
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    Child Abuse Prevention Month

    39% of child abuse cases happen in the first four years of life. A good home visiting program can cut this number in half.

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    April 19, 2012
  • Evidence Counts
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    Evidence Counts

     Policy makers spend billions of dollars annually on tax incentives for economic development, but no state ensures that policy makers rely on good evidence about whether these investments deliver a strong return.

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    April 12, 2012
  • Proof Into Policy: Pre-K Milestones
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    Proof Into Policy: Pre-K Milestones

    View our infographic on nationwide pre-k funding in the last decade.

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    March 16, 2012
  • Stateline 2012 Calendar
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    Stateline 2012 Calendar

    Legislative sessions and party control

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    January 31, 2012
  • Democracy From Afar
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    Democracy From Afar

    Four key reforms that states and the District of Columbia have implemented to help military and overseas voters cast timely ballots.

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    January 27, 2012
  • Expanding the Dental Workforce
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    Expanding the Dental Workforce

    Expanding the dental workforce is one cost-effective way for states to improve access for underserved Americans. Pew is working with policymakers and advocates in several states to explore creating new types of dental providers.

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    January 16, 2012
  • A Costly Dental Destination
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    A Costly Dental Destination

    Already stressed state budgets are shouldering an extra burden to cover expensive emergency room (ER) treatment for toothaches and other avoidable dental ailments, according to a new report by the Pew Center on the States.

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    January 12, 2012
  • Being Online is Still Not Enough
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    Being Online is Still Not Enough

    Millions are turning to official state election websites to find the information they need to cast a ballot. Being Online Is Still Not Enough provides state-by-state reviews and analysis based on detailed criteria of election websites for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.

     

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    December 6, 2011
  • Rhode Island Overhauls Public Pensions
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    Rhode Island Overhauls Public Pensions

    Faced with rising pension costs, Rhode Island passed changes to its public sector retirement system that go further than the reforms of any other state.

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    November 21, 2011
  • Transaction Infraction
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    Transaction Infraction

    An interactive graphic demonstrating how banks can reorder a checking account customer’s transactions in a manner that maximizes overdraft fees.

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    November 21, 2011
  • The Pew Budget Challenge
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    The Pew Budget Challenge

    Tough choices are required to solve the debt crisis, as the Super Committee knows. Can you make them? Find out by taking the Pew Budget Challenge! Choose from more than 100 spending and tax policy options to reduce the national debt to a sustainable level of 60 percent of the GDP in the next 10 years

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    November 15, 2011
  • How States Estimate Revenue
    Infographic

    How States Estimate Revenue

    A number of states have seen tax collections come in below forecasts in recent months as the nation continues to struggle with a weakening economic outlook.

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    November 11, 2011
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