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2018 Election Review: Medicaid Expansion Ballot Measures

Last week, voters in three deep red states approved ballot measures to expand their state’s Medicaid program. Ballot measures in Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah all received comfortable margins of approval while voters rejected Montana’s I-185, which would have funded a...

2018 State Ballot Measures Preview: Medicaid Expansion

Voters in Idaho, Nebraska, and Utah will decide next week whether to expand Medicaid in their respective state, while Montana voters will decide whether to continue Medicaid expansion.

Groups Seek Independent Redistricting Commission Ballot Measures in Five States

As expectations build for potential political power shifts in statehouses and D.C., reform organizations are attempting to seize the opportunity to reshape the political dividing lines for generations. This year, activists in Arkansas, Colorado, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio,...

Supreme Court Opens Sports Betting Legalization to States

In a 6-3 decision earlier this month, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992 (PASPA) in Murphy v. NCAA, allowing states now to either legalize or ban sports betting on their own. While Nevada remains the only state to...

States Take on Occupational Licensing Reform

For the past couple of years, occupational licensing reform has been a hot topic for state legislatures and both the Obama and Trump Administrations. Whether it's stories of hair stylists suing cosmetology boards over the regulatory burden placed on individuals...

Several Red States Inch Closer to Expanding Medicaid

Billy CulletonMay 3, 2018 Thirty-two states and the District of Columbia have expanded their Medicaid programs for residents earning up to 138 percent of the federal poverty level (FPL) under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), though the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in the 2012...

Cities and States Bar Salary History Inquiries
Recently, gender pay equity policies have been hot button issues at the federal and state levels. Although the wage gap largely depends on the worker's industry and experience, Census Bureau data from 2015 shows that women generally earned 79.6 cents for every dollar a...

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