Voters in Utah, Nebraska, and Idaho all gave a resounding “yes” to Medicaid expansion when they went to the polls in November. And in Kansas, Wisconsin, and North Carolina, the results signal improved political climates for expansion.
Across the country, more and more states are changing adult education policy to provide students the education they need to become employed and economically successful in an increasingly knowledge-based economy
Providence, Rhode Island is working to ensure caregivers understand just how important a young child's early language development is, and how they can best support it, through their new early childhood initiative, Providence Talks.
Senate Democrats and House Republicans moved forward on budget resolutions that offer visions of the role of the federal government and our nations’ priorities. Both set targets for federal spending and revenues in fiscal years 2014 and beyond, but they would move the nation in dramatically different directions.
House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-WI) has put forward a budget proposal that calls for block granting of both Medicaid and the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps).
The Portland City Council, on March 13, 2013, approved a bill establishing a minimum number of sick days for workers throughout the city. Portland now joins other jurisdictions around the nation (San Francisco, Seattle, Washington, D.C. and Connecticut) in establishing sick days laws.