COVID-19 Response and Recession Media Library

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State Policy Area Content Type Title Date
Massachusetts
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Massachusetts' minimum wage will go up again. The fate of other laws is less certain in 2022 12/31/2021
California
State Finances
News Story
2022 State Budget Targets California's Continuing Racial Inequality 12/31/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Republican lawmakers eye tax cut changes to avoid referendum 12/31/2021
Missouri
State Finances
Op-Ed
Capitol Perspectives: A possible partisan legislative food fight 12/31/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Republic's investigations show there's a cost to Gov. Ducey's conservative tax and regulation cutting agenda 12/31/2021
Utah
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Utah lawmaker's proposal takes on 'desperate' need for child care 12/30/2021
Connecticut
Criminal Justice
News Story
Black and Latino students in Connecticut at higher risk of arrest 12/30/2021
Tennessee
Criminal Justice
News Story
Tennessee Courts 'Inconsistently' Apply Fines and Fees Reforms 12/30/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
News Story
Ky. lawmakers share the blame; Report says they are why state can't reduce its high prison population 12/30/2021
Connecticut
Education
News Story
Report released on role of school resource officers 12/30/2021
Vermont
Education
Op-Ed
Guest Column: Pandemic lessons on college affordability 12/30/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Ohio's minimum wage increases again on January 1, 2022 12/30/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Manchin Worries West Virginia Parents Are Wasting the Child Tax Credit on Drugs. Here's How They're Actually Spending It 12/30/2021
Oklahoma
State Finances
Op-Ed
A look ahead to 2022 12/30/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
News Story
New report shows disappointing returns for Kentucky criminal justice reform 12/29/2021
Vermont
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Think tank releases annual report on 'State of Working Vermont' 12/29/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Ohio's top CEOs making 322 times average employee wage 12/29/2021
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
Cash aid for needy families about to double in Louisiana after two-decade freeze 12/29/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Policy Matters Ohio: Ohio Minimum Wage Tracks Inflation to $9.30 in 2022 12/29/2021
New Mexico
Taxes
Op-Ed
Tax season will bring nice surprises for NM families 12/29/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Ohio minimum wage goes up 50 cents in 2022 12/29/2021
Georgia
Education
News Story
State lawmakers to take aim at racial history in public schools 12/29/2021
Michigan
Education
News Story
2021 Accomplishments Countdown: Early Learning & Childcare 12/29/2021
Vermont
State Finances
News Story
Annual report becomes a pandemic in review 12/28/2021
Georgia
Health Care
News Story
What will happen next for Georgia because the Medicaid exemption claims have been rejected? 12/28/2021
Georgia
Health Care
News Story
Kemp will challenge feds' decision to reject key parts of his Medicaid plan 12/28/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Commentary: A Look at the Great Resignation 12/28/2021
Vermont
Education
Op-Ed
What The Pandemic Taught Us About College Affordability 12/28/2021
California
Equity
News Story
How can California use $31 billion to fight racial inequality? 12/28/2021
Georgia
Health Care
News Story
Politics enters into discussion of Georgia Medicaid waivers 12/28/2021
New Jersey
Work Support and Wages
News Story
New Jersey's minimum wage is going up again 12/28/2021
Georgia
Education
Op-Ed
When legislators look at schools, look out 12/28/2021
Vermont
Education
Op-Ed
Barbara Benedict: What The Pandemic Taught Us About College Affordability 12/27/2021
Montana
Income Support
News Story
Analyst Makes Case For Build Back Better Act Addressing Montana Poverty 12/27/2021
Tennessee
Health Care
News Story
Mental health, substance abuse and COVID-19 in Tennessee 12/27/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Here's What's Standing Between You and Another Child Tax Credit Check (and What You Can Do About It) 12/27/2021
Kentucky
Taxes
News Story
Coal severance taxes diverted to pay debts 12/27/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
News Story
Smart on Crime has its 2022 agenda ready for General Assembly 12/27/2021
Georgia
Health Care
News Story
What's next for Georgia as Medicaid waiver requirements rejected? 12/27/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Democrats Push For Higher Taxes On Massachusetts Businesses 12/27/2021
New Jersey
Education
News Story
NJ schools face teacher shortage; Fewer choosing education careers for several reasons 12/27/2021
Wisconsin
Taxes
Op-Ed
Op Ed: Proposal Cuts Taxes for 1% 12/27/2021
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Policy experts say it's time for Georgia to restore cuts and invest in public health and education 12/27/2021
Utah
Education
News Story
With a robust economy and more money to work with, advocacy group says invest in Utah's children 12/27/2021
Oklahoma
Taxes
News Story
Corporate, personal income tax cuts take effect Jan. 1 12/26/2021
Oklahoma
Taxes
News Story
Oklahoma tax cuts take effect Jan. 1. Could more be coming? 12/26/2021
Kentucky
State Finances
News Story
Instead of building new futures, poor KY counties using coal money to pay past debts 12/26/2021
Wisconsin
Taxes
Editorial
Journal Times editorial: Tax reform plan deserves debate 12/26/2021
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
DeWine signs $4B COVID-19 relief bill, vetoes child care rating pause; Over half of money will go to K-12 education 12/26/2021
California
Equity
News Story
Study shines lights on inequities in state 12/25/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Ohio CEOs paid well as employee wages have dipped 12/25/2021
New Mexico
Taxes
Op-Ed
This tax season will bring nice surprises for many New Mexico families 12/25/2021
Minnesota
State Finances
News Story
Minnesota prepares for painful reality under debt deal 12/24/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
Guest columnist: One step forward, six steps back on mass incarceration in Kentucky 12/24/2021
Montana
Health Care
News Story
COVID-19 leading cause of death among Montana Native Americans in 2020 12/24/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Gov. Justice lays out plans for remaining CARES money 12/24/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Pressure for leniency in jobless mistake rises 12/24/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Coalition of UI advocates ask Whitmer for waivers for claimants with overpayment letters 12/24/2021
Michigan
Criminal Justice
News Story
Texas bailout highlights inequities between poor, rich defendants 12/24/2021
Virginia
Taxes
News Story
Virginia Republicans say they have mandate to increase standard deduction 12/24/2021
Louisiana
Education
News Story
Data shows average student loan balance for Louisiana residents close to $34,000 12/24/2021
California
State Finances
News Story
What can state do with $31 billion? 12/24/2021
California
Health Care
News Story
Are some California hospitals COVID hot zones? 12/24/2021
Oklahoma
Taxes
News Story
Of pigskins and tax policy 12/23/2021
New Jersey
Work Support and Wages
News Story
NJ's minimum wage to hit $13 per hour Jan. 1 12/23/2021
West Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Is President Biden's Climate Agenda Toast? Say It Isn't So, Joe 12/23/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
First phase ending for child tax credit, a 'game changer' for families 12/23/2021
New Jersey
Education
News Story
There's currently a shortage of teachers in New Jersey. Here's why 12/23/2021
Connecticut
Criminal Justice
News Story
Report: More officers lead to more arrests of students of color 12/23/2021
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
Gov. DeWine signs $4 billion COVID-19 relief bill, vetoes pause of child care rating system 12/23/2021
Ohio
Equity
News Story
DeWine signs abortion restriction likely to close SW Ohio clinics 12/23/2021
Wisconsin
Taxes
News Story
Change backed by business group would cut taxes for the top 1% 12/23/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
New Jersey Governor Approves Tax Relief for Casinos 12/23/2021
Washington
Housing
News Story
Governor floats $800 million to prevent, solve homelessness 12/22/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Hotly debated tax breaks for casinos OK'd by state Senate Casinos say the legislation is needed to help them in the pandemic. Critics say they're a giveaway. 12/22/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
The Truth About Joe Manchin 12/22/2021
Michigan
Education
News Story
Michigan public school district offers '21 day equity challenge' with 'white privilege checklist' 12/22/2021
West Virginia
Equity
Op-Ed
Commentary: Bette Midler Blasts Poor People, Drug Addicts, and Others in Tone-Deaf Jab at Joe Manchin 12/22/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Murphy approves controversial tax breaks for Atlantic City casinos 12/22/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Democrats keep communication with Manchin open, hoping to keep millions of kids out of poverty 12/22/2021
Michigan
Income Support
Op-Ed
You can help write the next chapter in Michigan's history 12/22/2021
Pennsylvania
State Finances
Op-Ed
Mychalejko: How the PA GOP stole Christmas 12/22/2021
Rhode Island
State Finances
News Story
McKee seeks to remain upbeat in face of virus surge 12/22/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Manchin decision could cost W.Va. families hundreds per month 12/22/2021
Maine
Income Support
News Story
Susan Collins is open to a revived push to overhaul an expiring child tax credit 12/22/2021
Maine
State Finances
Op-Ed
If Republicans don't like how Janet Mills is handling Maine's economy, they should really hate Paul LePage's record 12/22/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
New Jersey Lawmakers Send Atlantic City Tax Relief Bill to Governor 12/22/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
The policy debate at the heart of the Biden-Manchin standoff 12/22/2021
Ohio
State Finances
Op-Ed
Our economic recovery need not be sluggish 12/22/2021
New Jersey
Education
News Story
'The Report Card' with Nat Malkus 12/22/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Democratic lawmakers push for higher taxes on businesses 12/22/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Final child tax credit payments issued as Manchin pulls support for Build Back Better 12/21/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Casino Tax Break Bill Scrapes Through New Jersey Senate After Marathon Voting Session 12/21/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy urges Manchin to reconsider position on Build Back Better 12/21/2021
West Virginia
Health Care
News Story
Manchin risks health policies that could benefit West Virginia 12/21/2021
West Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
CPS Shortages, Lack of Data, Plague System as Demand for Foster Parents Rises 12/21/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Inside the epicenter of America's Great Resignation: Kentuckians lay out the 4 forces driving the state's labor shortage - and explain why it's here to stay 12/21/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Groups refocus after Manchin's Build Back Better announcement 12/21/2021
Ohio
State Finances
Op-Ed
Economic recovery need not be sluggish 12/21/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Senators of Atlantic City lawmakers approval of a widely debated N.J. tax breaks for Atlantic City casinos is a blow to the sluggishness of the debated N.J. tax breaks 12/21/2021
Pennsylvania
Income Support
News Story
Here's How the Child Tax Credit Helped Pennsylvania Families Deal With Inflation 12/21/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Organization leaders: Health, food security should be top priority in ARPA spending 12/21/2021
Florida
Immigration
News Story
FCAAP, AAP, First Focus, and 70 Child Advocacy Organizations Call on Gov. DeSantis to Protect Immigrant Children 12/21/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
Op-Ed
Opinion | Manchin to kids in poverty: Let them eat cake 12/21/2021
New Jersey
Equity
News Story
Racial Justice Groups Rally for Legislative Action on Key Issues 12/20/2021
Arkansas
State Finances
News Story
10 new Arkansas laws passed in 2021 to know about in 2022 12/20/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
2021 child tax credit payments aren't done. Another big one comes in 2022. 12/20/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
What's next for the monthly child tax credit in 2022? 12/20/2021
Georgia
Education
News Story
Think tank: Georgia underfunding Cherokee Schools by $21 million 12/20/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Build Back Better demise 'a crushing blow' to child tax credit payments, advocates say 12/20/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Revisions to Atlantic City casinos' tax payment advance toward NJ Gov. Phil Murphy's desk 12/20/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Do more than light a candle for the Mayfield factory workers; strengthen policies 12/20/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
CTC Update: Manchin's Opposition May Mean End of Coronavirus Stimulus Check 12/20/2021
Vermont
Education
Op-Ed
Hoffman: Student enrollment is higher than it appears 12/20/2021
Maine
State Finances
Op-Ed
Lawmakers should use surplus revenue to help Mainers who need it most 12/20/2021
Georgia
Education
News Story
Georgia underfunding Cherokee Schools by $21 million 12/20/2021
New Mexico
State Finances
Op-Ed
State will benefit if Interior fixes leasing program 12/19/2021
Ohio
Education
News Story
Pilot program from NE Ohio public colleges aims to resolve 'stranded credits' 12/19/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Manchin's stance on child tax credit draws criticism at home 12/19/2021
Pennsylvania
Income Support
News Story
Liberals disappointed after Biden's first year 12/19/2021
Wisconsin
Taxes
News Story
Evers, others pan Walker's proposal to eliminate Wisconsin income tax 12/18/2021
New Mexico
Education
News Story
New Mexico's Federal Lawmakers Push For School Funding From State Land Grant Fund 12/18/2021
Arkansas
Income Support
News Story
Families in Arkansas, elsewhere receive final federal child tax credit 12/18/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
In the lame-duck voting session of N.J.'s lame-duck voting session, smoking ban and the Atlantic City casino tax breaks are hotly debated 12/18/2021
Wisconsin
Taxes
News Story
Of Course: Democrat Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers Rejects Eliminating State Income Tax 12/18/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Rebuilding tornado-ravaged Kentucky town could take years 12/18/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Manchin's child tax credit stance draws criticism 12/18/2021
Arkansas
Income Support
News Story
Federal child tax credit to end as extension stalls 12/18/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Bernie Sanders blasts 'arrogance' of fellow Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema 12/17/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
'No State That's More Impacted': Manchin's CTC Stance Draws Criticism From Some West Virginians 12/17/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Joe Manchin's Child Tax Credit Stance Draws Criticism Back Home 12/17/2021
Georgia
Income Support
News Story
Georgia guaranteed income program to provide hundreds of low-income Black women up to $850 monthly 12/17/2021
Maryland
Taxes
Op-Ed
Opinion: Marylanders Want the Ultra-Wealthy and Big Corporations to Pay Their Fair Share 12/17/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Just like COVID, KY tornadoes show us that most vulnerable workers need protecting 12/17/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
Cronkite News: Payments for families set to run out unless Congress acts 12/17/2021
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
La. to increase TANF benefits beginning January 2022 12/17/2021
Wisconsin
Taxes
News Story
Gov. Evers, others pan proposal to eliminate Wisconsin income tax 12/17/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Joe Manchin Has the Child Tax Credit in His Death Grip 12/17/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
Last child tax credit checks sent out; program to expire unless Congress revives it for 2022 12/16/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
McConnell says the 'best Christmas gift' for Americans is demise of Build Back Better bill 12/16/2021
New Jersey
Equity
News Story
Why Black and Latinx drivers pay more for car insurance 12/16/2021
Wisconsin
Taxes
News Story
Main Street Alliance: Small business opposes repeal of state income tax and increase in sales tax proposed by Gov. Walker, the Koch Bros. and CROWE 12/16/2021
Florida
State Finances
News Story
Florida's $99.7 billion budget proposal draws praise and criticism 12/16/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
Op-Ed
Opinion | Manchin's objections to Build Back Better make no political or policy sense 12/16/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
Expanded child tax credit nears end as Senate stalls and parents' fears grow 12/16/2021
Oklahoma
State Finances
Op-Ed
Three days in May 12/16/2021
Montana
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Build Back Better draws childcare supporters 12/16/2021
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
Louisiana to Increase TANF Cash Assistance Benefits Beginning January 2022 12/16/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
News Story
Why were jail inmates working in the Mayfield candle factory when the tornado hit? 12/16/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Jason Bailey: Let's do more than light a candle for factory workers 12/16/2021
Colorado
Income Support
Op-Ed
Opinion: Colorado families need Congress to renew the child tax credit. 12/16/2021
Colorado
Income Support
News Story
Sen. Bennet pushes for continued child tax credit in Build Back Better Act 12/16/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
COVID-19 expanded child tax credit benefit nears lapse 12/16/2021
New Mexico
State Finances
News Story
Reforms to federal oil and gas leasing program could help New Mexico children 12/16/2021
New Mexico
Education
News Story
NM Lawmakers Push For School Funding From State Land Grant Fund 12/16/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
110,000 Arizona families risk returning to poverty with expiration of tax credits 12/16/2021
Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Five points of agreement and one brewing fight in Northam's new budget 12/16/2021
Wisconsin
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Wisconsin unemployment rate ties record low of 3% 12/16/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Lindsey Graham Says Biden's $2 Trillion Build Back Better Account Is 'Forever Dead' 12/16/2021
Ohio
Taxes
News Story
Anti-Drilling Policy Matters Ohio Says Severance Tax Still Too Low 12/16/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
Expanded child tax credit nears end as Senate stalls and parents' fears grow 12/16/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
As last child tax credit payments for 2021 lands, Phoenix advocates rally for Biden's spending plan 12/16/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
President, Manchin at odds on spending 12/16/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
Child tax credit benefit close to lapsing as December checks go out 12/15/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Monthly payments to families could end if Congress doesn't pass 'Build Back Better' by Dec. 28 12/15/2021
New Mexico
State Finances
News Story
Build Back Better is 'dead on arrival,' says political insider 12/15/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
$300 child tax credit to end as December checks go out 12/15/2021
Georgia
Equity
News Story
Hundreds Of Black Women In Georgia Will Get $850 Per Month Guaranteed Income To Tackle Racial Wealth Gap 12/15/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
Banks slowly reconsider overdraft fees, amid public pressure 12/15/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
Expanded child tax credit benefit nears lapse as December checks go out 12/15/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
COVID-expanded child tax credit benefit nears lapse 12/15/2021
New Mexico
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Producer prices rose 9.6% 12/15/2021
New Mexico
Taxes
News Story
Congress sends Biden $2.5T debt limit hike, avoiding default 12/15/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
Will the child tax credit expire? Congress is racing the clock. 12/15/2021
Virginia
Taxes
News Story
A look at how Virginia could be impacted by Youngkin tax cuts 12/15/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Worker shortage impacting lobster fishery 12/15/2021
Tennessee
State Finances
News Story
Tennessee has collected $1.2B more than estimated in revenue this fiscal year 12/14/2021
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
Forecasters see full Georgia economic recovery in 2022, but some won't feel it 12/14/2021
Montana
Taxes
News Story
Tax credit supporting thousands of families expires Wednesday 12/14/2021
West Virginia
Equity
News Story
Life can be tough for kids in many anti-abortion states 12/14/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Experts Discuss Why Michigan's Worker Shortage Persists 12/14/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Coronavirus update: Pfizer says its COVID-19 pill is 90% effective 12/14/2021
Arkansas
State Finances
Editorial
OPINION | EDITORIAL: Different points of view 12/14/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Expanded Child Tax Credit could end if Congress doesn't pass 'Build Back Better' Act by Dec. 31 12/14/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Proponents of low-income Ohioans say they are demanding more money to help COVID 12/14/2021
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
Dems aim to make NJ more affordable; Leaders look to provide families 'breathing room' 12/13/2021
Maine
Taxes
Op-Ed
Jared Golden wants to raise taxes on people like me. He's right. 12/13/2021
Montana
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Build Back Better vote draws Montana childcare supporters 12/13/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Assembly panel approves casino tax breaks ahead of holiday 12/13/2021
Colorado
State Finances
News Story
Is Colorado's government headed toward a fiscal cliff? Democrats say yes, Republicans say no 12/13/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
Gov. Asa Hutchinson calls holiday special session to enact nearly $500 million in state income tax cuts 12/13/2021
New Jersey
Income Support
News Story
After 'red wave,' NJ Democrats said they'll focus on affordability. These are their plans 12/13/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Advocates For Low-Income Ohioans Say They Need More COVID Relief Money 12/13/2021
Tennessee
Criminal Justice
News Story
TN lacks full data on criminal justice fines and fees, research reveals 12/13/2021
Arkansas
State Finances
Editorial
EDITORIAL: Different points of view 12/13/2021
New Jersey
Equity
Op-Ed
In N.J., the virus too often has cut short the lives of Hispanic men 12/12/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
Op-Ed
Betty Rivard: Facing up to the truth on climate, COVID, future 12/12/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Personal View: Ohio's requirements block too many working people from unemployment benefits 12/12/2021
Georgia
Education
News Story
The Great American Teacher Exodus 12/11/2021
Idaho
Equity
News Story
Idaho families of color experience greater financial burden for juvenile cases 12/11/2021
Idaho
Criminal Justice
News Story
Families of color in Idaho experience greater financial burden for juvenile cases 12/11/2021
New Hampshire
Income Support
News Story
Study: Those eligible for food stamps may not be using program due to lack of state outreach 12/11/2021
Connecticut
Taxes
News Story
Thousands of kids at risk if tax break expires 12/11/2021
Michigan
Health Care
News Story
Michigan's immigrant children left out of health care 12/10/2021
New Jersey
Work Support and Wages
News Story
COVID jobless benefits end this month for 80K in NJ 12/10/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
News Story
KCEP report shows Kentucky has reversed course in 10 years since passage of criminal justice reform 12/10/2021
Florida
State Finances
Op-Ed
Florida Gov. DeSantis Raises Millions From Finance Industry While Selling Out Working-Class People (OPINION) 12/10/2021
New Hampshire
Income Support
News Story
Report: New Hampshire lacking outreach for food stamps 12/10/2021
Utah
Education
News Story
Utah children 'drowning in unmet needs,' according to new budget report 12/10/2021
Utah
Income Support
News Story
AM News Brief: Republican lawmaker's resignation, climate change and controlled burns & Utah's investment in kids 12/10/2021
Tennessee
Education
News Story
Report: State's portion of school spending steady since current Tennessee funding formula began 12/10/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Child care an 'economic issue,' advocates say 12/10/2021
Michigan
Health Care
News Story
Michigan's Medicaid expansion leads to lower uninsured rates, improved health, and cost savings 12/10/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
Arkansas governor signs tax cuts 12/10/2021
Massachusetts
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Baker derides 'red tape' in $4 billion bill, potentially complicating when state will issue bonuses to essential workers 12/10/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Michigan's worker shortage persists; why? 12/10/2021
Maine
Education
News Story
Advocates ask Biden to extend repayment moratorium on federal student loans 12/10/2021
Georgia
Taxes
News Story
State audit criticizes rural jobs, tax credit program 12/10/2021
Kentucky
Taxes
News Story
Kentucky tightens the guardrails on its controversial film incentives program – 89.3 WFPL News Louisville 12/10/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Cost and a tight deadline loom over Maine's revived paid-leave push 12/10/2021
Virginia
Taxes
News Story
Economic experts say Youngkin tax cuts could continue underfunding Virginia's essential services 12/10/2021
Utah
Education
News Story
Voices for Utah Children released the 2021 Children's Budget Report 12/10/2021
Georgia
Income Support
News Story
Guaranteed Income Program To Offer Black Women In Georgia About $850 A Month 12/10/2021
Vermont
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
John Killacky: It's crucial that Vermont invest in its workers 12/9/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Pay Black women: Georgia program to be South's largest in guaranteed income 12/9/2021
New Jersey
Immigration
News Story
Advocates Urge Lawmakers to Vote Yes on the Values Act for a More Fair, More Welcoming NJ 12/9/2021
Louisiana
Health Care
News Story
Missouri is among the states most impacted by rural hospitals closing 12/9/2021
New Jersey
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Child care can't wait for action on lead 12/9/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
News Story
Why can't Kentucky reduce its sky-high prison populations? Look to lawmakers, report says 12/9/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
Arkansas lawmakers expected to pass state income tax cut 12/9/2021
Connecticut
Taxes
News Story
Report: More CT children in poverty if enhanced federal tax break expires 12/9/2021
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
David Perdue sets sights on Brian Kemp, Stacey Abrams in Georgia governor's race 12/9/2021
Utah
Health Care
News Story
Child Enrollment in States With and Without Continuous Coverage in Medicaid and CHIP During COVID-19 12/9/2021
Michigan
Taxes
News Story
GOP-led Senate panel considers expanding EITC after Snyder's cuts 12/9/2021
Arizona
Health Care
News Story
HHS Announces Plan to Expand Access and Coverage for High-Quality Maternal Health Services 12/9/2021
Michigan
Health Care
Op-Ed
Community health workers provide outreach, connect patients to care 12/8/2021
Georgia
Education
News Story
Georgia students want 'temporary' fee to go 12/8/2021
California
Income Support
News Story
Should Californians Look Forward to Golden State Checks in 2022? 12/8/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
Income tax cut for the rich speeding through legislature 12/8/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
State tax committees approve bills to cut income taxes, provide incentives to steel mill in Northeast Arkansas 12/8/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
Arkansas Lawmakers Advance Income Tax Cut During Session 12/8/2021
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
News Story
Coalition's Smart Justice Advocacy Day Highlights Need for Reforms 12/8/2021
New Jersey
Education
News Story
N.J. student activists want lawmakers to confront 'overpolicing' in schools 12/7/2021
Arkansas
Education
Op-Ed
BRUNO SHOWERS: Letting kids down 12/7/2021
Tennessee
State Finances
News Story
Tennessee State Funding Board Issues Low Revenue Estimate 12/7/2021
Kentucky
State Finances
News Story
Previewing the 2022 Kentucky General Assembly 12/7/2021
Texas could test one of Biden's core political bets 12/7/2021
Utah
Income Support
News Story
Build Back Better Act 'crucial' for Utah kids' health 12/7/2021
Georgia
Education
News Story
Georgia college students want 'temporary' fee to go away 12/7/2021
Michigan
Health Care
News Story
Here's a proven, immigrant-inclusive policy so more kids have health insurance ? 12/7/2021
New Jersey
Income Support
News Story
Murphy signs bill expanding child care tax credit 12/7/2021
New Jersey
Income Support
News Story
NJ expands its child care tax credit, though for 2021 only 12/6/2021
Virginia
Taxes
News Story
Eliminating the grocery tax would leave some local governments looking to replace that revenue 12/6/2021
Tennessee
Criminal Justice
News Story
Reports: Tennessee should collect, connect data on court fines and fees across state 12/6/2021
Utah
Income Support
News Story
Children's advocates say Build Back Better is 'crucial' for UT kids' health 12/6/2021
New Jersey
Income Support
News Story
New law to ramp up NJ's child tax credit program for 2021 12/6/2021
Virginia
Immigration
News Story
Audit: State falls short on language access; Audit finds Virginia agencies have failed to provide proper language access to services 12/6/2021
New Jersey
Health Care
News Story
Bill expanding contraceptive access advances in N.J. Senate 12/6/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
State's biggest tax cut at hub of session call 12/6/2021
Ohio
Taxes
News Story
The Taxman Cometh; What Ohio's business tax landscape could look like in 2022 12/6/2021
Ohio
State Finances
Op-Ed
People Are Waking Up to the Realization That They Have a World to Win 12/6/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
NM Legal Aid helps over 1,000 every month 12/6/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
Op-Ed
OPINION Guest writer Letting kids down Make better use of tax-cut dollars 12/6/2021
Virginia
Immigration
News Story
Audit finds Virginia agencies have failed to provide proper language access to services 12/5/2021
New Hampshire
Income Support
News Story
Food stamp eligible people may not know they qualify 12/5/2021
Idaho
State Finances
News Story
What's in it for Idaho? 12/5/2021
New Jersey
Income Support
News Story
80,000 more families in NJ now eligible for child care credit 12/5/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
Arkansas lawmakers eye chance to push their agendas in special session starting Tuesday on income tax cuts 12/5/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
UPDATED: Murphy signs a bill that expands child care tax credit for families earning up to $150K. Childcare tax credit is now available for families who make up to $150K 12/4/2021
New Hampshire
Work Support and Wages
News Story
The high cost of a child care crisis 12/4/2021
Ohio
State Finances
Op-Ed
Opinion | With the Failure of Politics, People Are Waking Up to the Realization That They Have a World to Win 12/4/2021
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
News Story
Statehouse Beat: Justice self-deludes on virus claims 12/4/2021
Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Rising property values - up $4.2 billion in 2 years - means Richmond will lose millions in state education funding 12/4/2021
Idaho
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Build Back Better legislation includes hundreds of provisions that could affect local children, families 12/4/2021
Montana
Housing
News Story
Rent-to-income ratios correlate to homelessness rates in Montana 12/3/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
Pima County now offering scholarships for early childhood education 12/3/2021
New Mexico
State Finances
News Story
Educators across New Mexico denounce oil and gas campaigns 12/3/2021
New Hampshire
Housing
News Story
'It's like we are paying our mortgage three times over' 12/3/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Child care tax credit expansion lands on Murphy's desk 12/3/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Invest in child care aid smartly 12/3/2021
Arizona
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Build Back Better has gaps in child care funding 12/3/2021
Montana
Housing
News Story
Researcher: Rent-to-income ratios correlate to homelessness rates in Montana 12/2/2021
Massachusetts
Income Support
News Story
Plans for Free Buses Advance in Boston, Merrimack Valley 12/2/2021
Colorado
State Finances
News Story
Report underscores need for oil, gas leasing reforms 12/2/2021
Oklahoma
State Finances
News Story
2022 legislative session approaches 12/2/2021
Oklahoma
State Finances
News Story
Statewide discussion focuses on plan to bring people to Nebraska 12/2/2021
Massachusetts
Income Support
News Story
Free Bus Plans Advance In Boston, Merrimack Valley 12/2/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Many still not working in Ohio 12/2/2021
Massachusetts
Income Support
News Story
Bus Fares are Like Paying Corporations to Dig Up Dirt | Blue Mass Group 12/2/2021
Virginia
Education
News Story
Chesterfield School Board sets sights on staffing shortage 12/1/2021
Alabama
Health Care
Op-Ed
Save lives and rural Alabama hospitals by expanding Medicaid now 12/1/2021
Oregon
Housing
News Story
Gov. Brown calls special session to address eviction protections as federal funds run out 12/1/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
Op-Ed
Letter to the Editor: Arkansas nonprofit organizations want Legislature to invest in people, not tax cuts 12/1/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
Special session set by Gov. Hutchinson for December 7 12/1/2021
Idaho
State Finances
News Story
Build Back Better: What's in it for Idaho? 12/1/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Sen. Joe Manchin Pushes Democrats To Water Down Joe Biden's Social Bill Over Concern About Inflation, Spending Amid Rising of Omicron Variant 12/1/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
Arkansas governor to call special session on tax cut plan 12/1/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Latest child well-being survey shows pandemic instability among families 12/1/2021
Connecticut
Education
News Story
CT's funding, delivery of special education 'insufficient, ineffective and inequitable' 12/1/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
Special Arkansas Legislative session focused on tax cuts called for Dec. 7 12/1/2021
Maine
State Finances
Op-Ed
Build Back Better Act is the transformative plan Maine needs 12/1/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
Hutchinson sets Tuesday for start of special legislative session on income tax cuts 12/1/2021
Louisiana
Health Care
News Story
181 rural hospitals have closed since 2005-see the states that have been impacted 12/1/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
News Story
West Virginia is once again facing a deadline to spend federal CARES Act money or lose it. 11/30/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Sen. Joe Manchin isn't committing to extending the Biden child tax credit that 346,000 West Virginia children are getting 11/30/2021
Missouri
Health Care
News Story
Missouri Supreme Court rules in favor of Medicaid expansion 11/29/2021
Florida
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Does 'training wage' idea have legs? Critics decry Florida lawmaker's proposal as 'loophole' to $15 an hour 11/29/2021
New Jersey
Income Support
News Story
Turning the dials 11/29/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Justice has a month to spend $127 million in WV's CARES Act funds 11/29/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Dayton region adds jobs again; still a long road ahead 11/29/2021
Oklahoma
State Finances
News Story
Throwback Tulsa: Oklahoma's Rainy Day Fund surplus means rebate checks for taxpayers on this day in 2005 11/28/2021
New Mexico
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
New Mexico Legal Aid makes a difference for clients who badly need help 11/28/2021
Kentucky
Income Support
Op-Ed
Jessica Klein: Kentuckians are thankful for this year's food relief, but hunger isn't off the table 11/28/2021
Tennessee
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Memphis shop owners hopeful for Small Business Saturday 11/28/2021
New Jersey
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
The road back to a war on drugs? 11/28/2021
Connecticut
Education
News Story
Family child care providers step up when schools close 11/27/2021
Pennsylvania
Education
Op-Ed
Op-Ed: Reform in Harrisburg could have averted teachers strike in Scranton 11/27/2021
Arizona
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Arizona jobless rate continues steady decline, workforce keeps growing 11/26/2021
Connecticut
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Opinion: To save more foster children, DCF needs to reduce social worker turnover 11/26/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Employers are in the dark on unemployment taxes 11/26/2021
Kentucky
Income Support
Op-Ed
Can we be thankful now? 11/26/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
State announces major child care aid, but some wonder if it'll reach Northeast Michigan 11/26/2021
Michigan
Criminal Justice
News Story
Program issues state IDs to thousands of parolees 11/25/2021
Kentucky
Income Support
News Story
Hunger is not off the table yet for Kentuckians 11/25/2021
New Jersey
Health Care
News Story
New Jersey Democrats, stung by losses from election, now rethinking Roe v. Wade protection 11/25/2021
Ohio
Taxes
News Story
State should tax oil, gas companies 11/24/2021
Florida
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Florida lawmakers to consider subminimum wage; critics decry it as 'loophole' to $15 an hour 11/24/2021
Colorado
Immigration
News Story
Undocumented families in metro Denver face added barriers as they struggle to keep their housing during the pandemic 11/24/2021
Tennessee
Health Care
News Story
Tenn. GOP can't stop Biden's Medicaid expansion 'workaround' plan 11/24/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
New analysis: Governor's revised income tax cut plan more costly and more skewed toward the rich. General benefits slight. 11/24/2021
Michigan
Income Support
Op-Ed
Build Back Better not at the finish line, yet 11/24/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Charlie Baker leaves employers in the dark on unemployment taxes 11/24/2021
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
Only Movements From Below Can Save the Planet 11/23/2021
New Jersey
Health Care
News Story
Abortion rights in NJ, once unifying for Democrats, now might be a wedge issue in Trenton 11/23/2021
Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Cost of living leads Virginia Beach employee to live outside the city, she may not be alone 11/23/2021
Virginia
Criminal Justice
News Story
'I love what I do, I want to do it again:' Man sues over Virginia's barrier crimes law, lawmakers say changes are happening 11/23/2021
Florida
Health Care
News Story
Health Advocates Say Biden's Health Plan Could Benefit 'Hundreds Of Thousands Of People In The Sunshine State' 11/23/2021
Pennsylvania
Health Care
News Story
Sen. Bob Casey and Pennsylvania Advocates to Discuss Historic Health Provisions in Build Back Better Act and Call for Immediate Passage in the Senate 11/23/2021
New Hampshire
Income Support
News Story
Federal Increases to SNAP May Aid Rural Recovery 11/23/2021
Georgia
Taxes
News Story
Millions of Georgia Families Receive Fifth Round of Tax Cuts Today 11/23/2021
Vermont
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Chittenden County's Commercial Vacancy Rate Has Doubled Since 2019 11/22/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Arizona and West Virginia stand to gain big from BBB – but Sinema and Manchin might still sink it 11/22/2021
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
Ohio missed out on $1.2 billion plus in severance tax revenue 11/22/2021
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
News Story
Governor's clemency delay "terrorized" Julius Jones' family, traumatized nation 11/22/2021
Michigan
Taxes
News Story
Tax changes in Build Back Better are necessary and affordable ? 11/22/2021
Pennsylvania
State Finances
News Story
IN THE STATES: Wall-to-Wall Coverage of Democrats' Infrastructure Plan and GOP Opposition 11/22/2021
New Jersey
Criminal Justice
News Story
Everyone Ignores NJ's Racist Gun Control Laws 11/21/2021
Washington
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
Washington's Punitive System of Fines and Fees Must Be Dismantled 11/20/2021
Vermont
Work Support and Wages
News Story
COVID's toll on business was less disastrous than feared 11/20/2021
California
Income Support
News Story
What survives in Biden's spending bill 11/20/2021
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
Invest in Arizona Team Reacts to Certification of Proposition 307. 11/20/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Effort to repeal $1 billion tax cut has enough signatures to go on Arizona ballot 11/20/2021
Georgia
Taxes
News Story
State Sen. Miller submits legislation to repeal state income tax 11/20/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Let's protect the workers who will build our green economy 11/19/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Maine records slight job gains in October as labor crunch continues 11/19/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Tax cut vote depends on presentation 11/19/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Build Back Better headed to Senate; WV House delegation votes no 11/19/2021
Minnesota
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
OPINION EXCHANGE | Counterpoint: Unfavorable minimum wage study is flawed 11/19/2021
Oklahoma
Taxes
News Story
Blueprint Nebraska proposes eliminating some taxes to promote better economic growth 11/19/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
'No excuse.' Beshear ready to pay social workers more. Lawmakers need to join him. 11/19/2021
Virginia
State Finances
Op-Ed
Delegate Marcus Simon's Richmond Report 11/19/2021
Washington
Income Support
News Story
Policy choices can build a strong foundation for the lifelong health of kids 11/19/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Ducey to portray referendum on tax cuts as a tax increase 11/19/2021
District of Columbia
Criminal Justice
News Story
DC Council holds hearing on marijuana legislation 11/19/2021
Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Research shows some Newport News and Virginia Beach city employees can't afford to live in the city where they work 11/19/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Gov. tries to put spin on tax cut referendum 11/19/2021
Georgia
Taxes
Op-Ed
OPINION: Time for an update to the state tax code 11/19/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Ducey looking at wording to impact tax measure 11/19/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Arizona governor wants tax referendum framed as hike 11/19/2021
Michigan
Criminal Justice
News Story
Cash bail discriminates against low-income people and people of color 11/19/2021
District of Columbia
Housing
News Story
Cambridge councilors support bill to give tenants right of first refusal 11/18/2021
Michigan
Criminal Justice
News Story
Report: Cash Bail Discriminates Against Low-Income Michiganders 11/18/2021
Florida
Education
News Story
2021 child well-being rankings have been released 11/18/2021
Vermont
State Finances
News Story
You may be asking: How is my community using the ARPA funds? 11/18/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
Editorial
Editorial: Removing workforce barriers 11/18/2021
Oklahoma
State Finances
News Story
Politics is not sport 11/18/2021
Tennessee
State Finances
News Story
Experts tell Tennessee funding board to remain conservative in revenue estimates 11/18/2021
Massachusetts
Income Support
News Story
Legislature unable to reach a deal on huge spending bill before break 11/18/2021
Maine
Taxes
Op-Ed
Golden right to be concerned about SALT increase 11/18/2021
Tennessee
Health Care
News Story
When COVID surged, so did anxiety in Tennessee 11/18/2021
New Jersey
Criminal Justice
News Story
Reduce NJ Police Budgets And Invest Elsewhere, Think Tank Says 11/18/2021
Rhode Island
Health Care
News Story
'Potential to be transformational' 11/17/2021
Alabama
Income Support
News Story
Mobile parents express frustration over delayed pandemic food assistance 11/17/2021
Alabama
Health Care
News Story
Veterans and Military Families Call on Gov. Ivey, Legislature to Expand Medicaid 11/17/2021
Michigan
Criminal Justice
News Story
Half Of Those In Jail Can't Afford Bail, But Bipartisan Bills Aim To Fix That 11/17/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Florida had improved on factors that influence childhood success before the pandemic 11/17/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Polk County ranks 55th out of 67 Florida counties for children's welfare 11/17/2021
Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Many city employees in Virginia Beach and Newport News don't make enough to support a family, report finds 11/17/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Business group threatens SJC challenge to millionaires tax language 11/17/2021
Massachusetts
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Fair Share Amendment would help small businesses, MassBudget report suggests 11/17/2021
Vermont
Education
News Story
Vermont Research News: Patrick Leahy, state getting warmer and wetter, cost of rural schools 11/16/2021
Arkansas
Health Care
News Story
AR Medicaid Storytelling Project Features Experience Navigating Program 11/16/2021
New Jersey
Criminal Justice
News Story
Bills to expand harm reduction programs and decriminalize syringes advance 11/16/2021
Maine
Income Support
News Story
You have until midnight to apply for the Expanded Child Tax Credit 11/16/2021
New Mexico
Immigration
News Story
Las Cruces City Council Calls For National Immigration Reform 11/16/2021
Massachusetts
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Baker: $500m for unemployment insurance fund not debatable 11/16/2021
Oklahoma
Taxes
News Story
Question raised of whether Oklahoma Native Americans should pay state income tax 11/16/2021
Tennessee
Health Care
News Story
Report highlights mental health issues, available funds in Tennessee 11/16/2021
Minnesota
Taxes
News Story
Congress must raise taxes on the wealthy to pay for Build Back Better 11/15/2021
Louisiana
Health Care
News Story
Dismantling the System Season Three Finale to Cover Mental Health Inequity 11/15/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Groups urge Manchin to support child tax credit, Build Back Better Act 11/15/2021
Colorado
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Low wages, high housing costs common denominator among homeless 11/15/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Childcare deserts are a secret driver of the labor shortage 11/15/2021
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
New Jersey Democrats, reeling, retrench to the middle 11/15/2021
North Carolina
State Finances
News Story
Monday numbers: A closer look at the rapid and stunning growth of the super-rich 11/15/2021
Connecticut
Education
News Story
Report Finds CT's Special Education System Insufficient, Ineffective, Inequitable - Connecticut by the Numbers – Connecticut by the Numbers 11/15/2021
Louisiana
Taxes
News Story
Louisiana votes approve lowering maximum income tax rate 11/15/2021
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
After election shocker, NJ Democrats seek safe harbor in political center 11/15/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Essential workers share pandemic stories 11/14/2021
Pennsylvania
Income Support
News Story
Sen. Casey officially introduces his Five Freedoms for America's Children Act, aims to make expanded child tax credit permanent 11/14/2021
Louisiana
Taxes
News Story
Lowering maximum income tax rate gets Louisiana voter approval 11/14/2021
Louisiana
Taxes
News Story
Louisiana voters approve income tax changes supported by business community 11/14/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Getting Maine back to work 11/14/2021
Texas
Health Care
News Story
Debate over Medicaid expansion and helping the poor continues over Biden's Build Back Better Act 11/14/2021
Louisiana
Taxes
News Story
Sales tax centralization rejected, income tax reform approved 11/14/2021
Pennsylvania
State Finances
News Story
Capitol Roundup: Cartwright, Pa. Dems highlight impact of infrastructure bill on area 11/14/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
Editorial
Steps needed to get Maine back to work A think tank identifies aid to families as the way to reach full economic recovery. 11/14/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
Editorial
Our View: Getting Maine back to work 11/14/2021
Virginia
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
How we labor has changed. Where do we go from here? 11/14/2021
Louisiana
Taxes
News Story
Louisiana voters reject sales tax collection overhaul amendment, but approve 'tax swap' 11/14/2021
Pennsylvania
Income Support
News Story
Casey aims to make expanded child tax credit permanent 11/14/2021
Pennsylvania
Income Support
News Story
Casey Introduces Bill to Make Child Tax Credit Permanent 11/14/2021
Louisiana
Taxes
News Story
There are 4 constitutional amendments on Louisiana ballots Saturday. Here's what they mean. 11/13/2021
Pennsylvania
State Finances
News Story
Infrastructure measure good for Pa. 11/13/2021
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Bail reform in the criminal legal system is being considered at the Ohio Statehouse 11/13/2021
Michigan
Education
Op-Ed
Parker James: Michigan leaders must take action to protect children from lead 11/13/2021
Connecticut
Equity
Op-Ed
Fred McKinney (opinion): A golden opportunity to transform CT's Black and brown businesses 11/13/2021
Connecticut
Equity
Op-Ed
A golden opportunity to transform CT's Black and brown businesses 11/13/2021
West Virginia
Taxes
News Story
Is a state with no income tax better or worse for your finances? 11/13/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
Op-Ed
The Other Side: Me and 'Maid' and Joe Manchin 11/13/2021
New Jersey
Criminal Justice
News Story
Newark Aims to Strengthen Public Safety With $19M Commitment Towards Violence Prevention Initiatives 11/13/2021
Maine
Taxes
News Story
Maine Seed Capital Tax Credit is crucial to investment, state's economic future 11/12/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
Our history classes need a refresh 11/12/2021
Massachusetts
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Karyn Polito's busy schedule 11/12/2021
Maine
Taxes
Op-Ed
Seed Capital Tax Credit vital to investment, Maine's economic future Criticism of the program in a recent editorial and on a liberal think tank's blog is short-sighted. 11/12/2021
Oklahoma
Education
Op-Ed
Politics intensify school meetings; Boards across state facing angry crowds 11/12/2021
Florida
Health Care
News Story
Dems see path to cover Fla. uninsured; Build Back Better bill holds key, Frankel says 11/12/2021
Utah
Equity
News Story
Utah policy prohibits U.S. - born children access to federal childcare benefits 11/12/2021
New Jersey
Health Care
News Story
Even with pandemic-era help, health insurance access varies in NJ 11/12/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Under-recognized frontline workers help spread word on COVID-19 vaccine in Michigan 11/12/2021
Louisiana
Taxes
News Story
What To Do About Those Four Amendments When You Vote Tomorrow 11/12/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Michigan leaders must take action to protect children from lead 11/12/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
News Story
Post Covid Pandemic: How States Have Reformed the Bail System 11/12/2021
Massachusetts
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Baker urged to clear up unemployment insurance fund confusion 11/12/2021
Pennsylvania
State Finances
Editorial
Guest editorial: Infrastructure measure is good for Pennsylvania 11/12/2021
Pennsylvania
Education
News Story
Pennsylvania School Funding trial begins today 11/12/2021
Vermont
Education
News Story
PAI: Vermont's tools for education funding equity, weighting and categorical aid 11/12/2021
Maine
Taxes
Op-Ed
Commentary: Maine Seed Capital Tax Credit is crucial to investment, state's economic future 11/12/2021
Virginia
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
The future of work: The pandemic has changed how we labor; where do we go from here? | GUEST COMMENTARY 11/12/2021
New Jersey
Health Care
News Story
New Jerseyans Concerned About Roe v. Wade's Future 11/11/2021
Vermont
Education
Op-Ed
Marc Shauber: Vermont's formula has hurt school districts for 20 years 11/11/2021
Oklahoma
Education
News Story
Mask mandates, politics dial up intensity at Oklahoma school board meetings 11/11/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Solid recovery a roadblock for gas-tax hike 11/11/2021
Kentucky
Equity
News Story
Minority children in KY face inequalities that affect well-being 11/11/2021
Oklahoma
Income Support
News Story
Social safety net serves veterans too 11/11/2021
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
An Invitation to Jared Polis: Lead the Way to Tax Fairness Reform 11/11/2021
Louisiana
Taxes
News Story
Louisianans will consider income tax cut on Saturday's election ballot 11/11/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Weekly jobless claims rebound 11/11/2021
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
With Cash in the Coffers, Will Arizona Finally Invest in Healthy Children & Families? (video) 11/11/2021
Oregon
State Finances
News Story
Nicholas Kristof Is Shaking Up the Governor's Race. What's His Big Idea? 11/10/2021
Maine
Income Support
News Story
Pandemic points out need for better economic support for marginalized Mainers, report says 11/10/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Mainers who work in-person 50 percent more likely to contract coronavirus 11/10/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
After tax-forecast fumble, changes considered 11/10/2021
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
Number of the Day - 65% 11/10/2021
Oklahoma
Equity
News Story
"Black Men Talk Tech" connects entrepreneurs with unicorn investors 11/10/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Report: Mainers who work in-person 50 percent more likely to contract coronavirus 11/10/2021
Utah
Education
News Story
Educating Through COVID: From South Dakota Approving Tutoring Incentives For Current School Staff to Illinois Eyeing Declining Student Engagement, 9 Ways States Are Confronting the Crisis 11/10/2021
Michigan
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
Let's end unneeded cash bail 11/10/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
$1,000 bonuses now available to childcare workers 11/9/2021
Vermont
Equity
Op-Ed
We must use this opportunity to correct pupil weighting inequity 11/9/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
1 week left until deadline to sign up for Expanded Child Tax Credit 11/9/2021
Ohio
Taxes
News Story
Republicans propose phasing out Ohio's main tax on businesses 11/9/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Maine Center for Economic Policy releases 'State of Working Maine' report 11/9/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Rising gas prices show why a carbon tax is a bad idea 11/9/2021
Utah
Taxes
News Story
Do not cut taxes, Utah advocacy groups tell lawmakers 11/9/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
News Story
3 reasons why Kentucky is the center of the labor shortage 11/9/2021
Oklahoma
Taxes
News Story
Dueling reports assess Oklahoma's tax system 11/9/2021
Connecticut
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Raise the Wage is circulating petition to increase minimum pay in Nebraska to $15 per hour 11/9/2021
Ohio
Taxes
News Story
Ohio Republicans propose phasing out the state's main tax on businesses 11/9/2021
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
Arizona Reaction to the Passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan 11/9/2021
Oklahoma
Equity
News Story
Man sues Oklahoma DOC for records on source of lethal injection drugs 11/9/2021
Pennsylvania
Education
News Story
School funding in PA is about to go on trial - here's what you need to know 11/9/2021
Vermont
Equity
Op-Ed
Correct The Weights And Level The Playing Field 11/8/2021
Michigan
Immigration
News Story
Immigrant Rights Group Files Lawsuit to Ensure Undocumented Workers Receive Workers' Compensation in Michigan 11/8/2021
Alabama
State Finances
News Story
Alabama is making a costly mistake on COVID-19 recovery funds. Here's a better path forward. 11/8/2021
Utah
Taxes
News Story
Should Utah cut taxes? Please don't, advocacy groups tell lawmakers 11/8/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
Op-Ed
Road Fund surplus should give most Kentuckians a tax break at the pump 11/8/2021
Michigan
Criminal Justice
News Story
Courts to treat 17-year-olds as teenagers, not adults 11/8/2021
Ohio
Education
News Story
Direct to school debt prevents students from finishing college and moving forward 11/7/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Child care, wage trends hold back women's workforce re-entry 11/7/2021
Louisiana
State Finances
News Story
Money, Race and Title IX: Here's what's coming in Louisiana's next legislative session 11/7/2021
Maine
Income Support
News Story
Fighting hunger in Maine 11/7/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
Op-Ed
OP-ED: Solid recovery a roadblock for gas-tax hike 11/7/2021
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Muddy waters: Issue 24 raises heated debate about police accountability 11/7/2021
Michigan
Criminal Justice
News Story
17-year-olds to be treated as teenagers, not adults by courts 11/5/2021
Arizona
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Arizona leaders' decade of neglect imperiled fragile child care system. The pandemic nearly made it collapse. 11/5/2021
Michigan
Taxes
News Story
Gov. Whitmer Signs First Bill Repealing Tampon Tax, Drives Down Costs for Families 11/5/2021
Georgia
Income Support
News Story
Georgia policy group expects Biden's economic plan to spur historic reduction in child poverty 11/5/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
News Story
Report: Financial Incentives Drive Kentucky Jail Overcrowding, Expansion 11/5/2021
New Jersey
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
Reduce police role in mental health, overdose crises 11/5/2021
Pennsylvania
Education
News Story
Court to hear school funding suit 11/5/2021
Tennessee
Health Care
News Story
TennCare III: Yes or no? 11/5/2021
Michigan
Taxes
News Story
Michigan Will No Longer Tax Tampons, Other Feminine Products 11/4/2021
Michigan
Taxes
News Story
Governor Whitmer signs bill eliminating tax on menstrual products into law 11/4/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
News Story
Ky. Supreme Court rules against jails in fee lawsuit 11/4/2021
Pennsylvania
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Rep. Cartwright, labor leaders discuss job growth, training 11/4/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Build Back Better child care provisions: How will it help Kentuckians? 11/4/2021
Tennessee
State Finances
News Story
New report advocates for conservative budgeting limits in Tennessee 11/4/2021
Oklahoma
State Finances
News Story
Déjà vu all over again 11/4/2021
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Ohio bills aim to even playing field when it comes cash bond system 11/4/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Reason for workforce shortage? Employees fed up 11/4/2021
Oklahoma
Equity
News Story
Accused of drug activity, man wins back nearly $30,000 stolen by federal agents 11/4/2021
Kentucky
Education
News Story
GOP leaders mull education spending ahead of 2022 11/3/2021
Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Reports Highlight Importance of Collective Bargaining for VA Municipal Workers 11/3/2021
Alabama
Health Care
News Story
Biden proposal includes health insurance that could help 340,000 low-income Alabamians 11/3/2021
Oklahoma
Taxes
News Story
State says income tax exemption for tribal citizens on reservations inapplicable despite 'existing law' 11/3/2021
Michigan
State Finances
News Story
Benton Harbor mayor slams GOP over water crisis 11/3/2021
Colorado
State Finances
News Story
Election Results 2021: Colorado voters reject Amendment 78, giving lawmakers more oversight on spending 11/3/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
Arizona Supreme Court upholds ruling blocking school mask bans 11/3/2021
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
State funding, new projects abound as Murphy rounds out campaign 11/2/2021
Kentucky
State Finances
News Story
Kentucky House Unveils Budget Proposal That Cuts Some Beshear Plans 11/2/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
Az Supreme Court rules laws blocking school vaccine & mask mandates were unconstitutionally passed 11/2/2021
Tennessee
Education
Op-Ed
Battle lines emerge as state begins overhaul of K-12 funding formula 11/2/2021
New Mexico
State Finances
News Story
Child Advocates Support EPA Methane Rules, Call for Stronger Protection 11/2/2021
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Cops Freak Out Over Plan to Punish Bad Apples 11/2/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
News Story
Report: Money Drives Jail Overcrowding and Expansion in Kentucky 11/2/2021
Florida
Criminal Justice
News Story
Florida Proposes End to Costly Juvenile Court Fees 11/2/2021
Wisconsin
State Finances
Op-Ed
Bill Kaplan: Congress must invest in infrastructure and people now 11/1/2021
Ohio
Education
News Story
Race theory education bill gets changes sponsors hope make it more 'positive' 11/1/2021
Utah
State Finances
News Story
Utahns' top priority for budget surplus? Spend it on education, poll says 11/1/2021
Oklahoma
State Finances
Op-Ed
Opinions split on what to do with extra projected revenue 11/1/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
News Story
Jailing people is good business for many Kentucky counties 10/31/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Northeast Ohio movie business is growing 10/31/2021
Louisiana
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Louisiana hasn't seen boost in employment since ending $300 benefits 10/31/2021
Massachusetts
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Supply chain disruptions plague Attleboro business and others as holidays approach 10/31/2021
Florida
Health Care
News Story
Ted Deutch says effort to expand Medicaid blocked in US Senate by Joe Manchin 10/30/2021
Louisiana
Taxes
News Story
Louisiana's 2021 Constitutional Amendments: What you need to know 10/30/2021
Ohio
Taxes
News Story
Report, auditor website focus on incentives 10/30/2021
Ohio
Taxes
News Story
New tool is tracking Columbus-area tax breaks, development: Here's what it says 10/30/2021
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
Conservatives have dropped millions on Proposition 120 and Amendment 78. No one is spending to stop them. 10/30/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Guest columnist: Understanding the workforce requires being honest about work 10/29/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
Op-Ed
Column: What does Joe Manchin want? 10/29/2021
Florida
Work Support and Wages
News Story
FL advocates disappointed to devastated by exclusion of paid family leave in Biden plan 10/29/2021
Louisiana
Taxes
News Story
Learn about the constitutional amendments on the Nov. 13 ballot 10/29/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Understanding the workforce requires being honest about work and workplace conditions 10/29/2021
Pennsylvania
Criminal Justice
News Story
Puzzling through Judicial election ballots 10/29/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
COLUMN; Kentucky must address mas incarceration 10/29/2021
Tennessee
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Businesses turn to traditionally overlooked groups to fill open jobs 10/29/2021
Connecticut
Work Support and Wages
News Story
CT's struggle to regain jobs after the pandemic 10/28/2021
Connecticut
Work Support and Wages
News Story
100,000 missing workers: CT's struggle to regain jobs after the pandemic 10/28/2021
Michigan
Housing
News Story
Funding boost will help Michigan students who are homeless 10/28/2021
Louisiana
Taxes
Op-Ed
Viewpoint: How will election apathy affect the statewide constitutional amendments? 10/28/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Michigan job recovery slips lower 10/28/2021
Louisiana
Taxes
News Story
Opposition to tax amendments beginning to take shape 10/28/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Every Four Years In New Jersey, It's Property Taxes, Stupid 10/28/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Improving children's health 'inextricably linked' to growing Florida economy 10/28/2021
District of Columbia
Taxes
News Story
Tax Justice for Racial Justice - and Economic Liberation 10/28/2021
Virginia
Income Support
Op-Ed
Opinion: Biden plan essential to helping Virginia families 10/28/2021
Pennsylvania
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Pandemic unemployment benefits ended, but Pennsylvanians didn't return to work as expected. What's up? 10/28/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
ReImagine Appalachia: Updated Build Back Better Framework Sets Stage For Job-Creating Investment in Healthier, More Prosperous Future for Appalachia 10/28/2021
Massachusetts
Housing
News Story
A false sense of housing security 10/28/2021
Kentucky
State Finances
Op-Ed
Surplus provides Kentucky a rare opportunity 10/28/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Unemployment decline continues 10/28/2021
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
Cleveland nonvoters care about issues but lack information and trust 10/28/2021
Ohio
Education
News Story
Local School Board Races are Ohio's Most Violent Cultural Battlegrounds 10/28/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Expanded child tax credit could improve WV education. Manchin has suggested limiting it. 10/28/2021
Georgia
Health Care
News Story
Medicaid Expansion Should Be On Special Session Agenda: Democratic State Lawmakers 10/27/2021
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
New Jersey Is the Best-Run State in America. Really! 10/27/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Michigan slips lower in job recovery to 45th in the nation 10/27/2021
Oklahoma
State Finances
News Story
A Budget and Tax Roadmap for Oklahoma 10/27/2021
Ohio
Taxes
News Story
Should Ohio rethink the way it taxes businesses? 10/27/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Joe Manchin pushes for climate cuts as West Virginia battered by crisis 10/27/2021
Rhode Island
State Finances
News Story
Expect a go-slow approach on RI's $1B+ windfall 10/27/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Policy experts react to September jobs report and discuss trends 10/27/2021
Virginia
Education
Editorial
OPINION: Virginia's 'matching' school funds are unfair 10/27/2021
Alabama
Health Care
Op-Ed
Opinion: When Alabama's coverage gap hit home for my family 10/27/2021
Michigan
Income Support
Op-Ed
Local data highlights kids' needs 10/27/2021
Oregon
Criminal Justice
News Story
What's behind the record-breaking surge of gun violence in Portland, Oregon? 10/27/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Dept. of Labor economist says work must continue to eliminate economic disparities ? 10/26/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
Guest columnist: Ky. must end perverse incentives to expand, crowd local jails 10/26/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
'A long time coming': Michigan workers join 'Striketober' for fairer pay, better hours 10/26/2021
Oklahoma
Taxes
News Story
New OK Policy paper addresses how to strengthen state revenue, make tax system fairer 10/26/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Labor commissioner's good deed hard to swallow 10/26/2021
Ohio
Education
Op-Ed
Threats against Worthington school board over critical race theory part of campaign against democracy 10/26/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
The Maricopa Community Colleges Among Sponsors Supporting Trailblazing State of Black Arizona Research 10/26/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
'They are making a lot of sacrifices.' Many parents struggling with rising child care costs 10/26/2021
Wisconsin
State Finances
News Story
Wisconsin's Democratic mayors urge passage of Build Back Better by Congress 10/26/2021
Michigan
Criminal Justice
News Story
A personal perspective for policy action on youth justice 10/25/2021
Florida
Health Care
News Story
Florida could set record for Affordable Care Act insurance enrollment in 2022 10/25/2021
Virginia
Education
Editorial
Editorial: School funding needs improvement 10/25/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
New census data shows child poverty rates across the state fell before the pandemic ? 10/25/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Sen. Manchin wants to restrict who gets the child tax credit and his own constituents may pay the price 10/25/2021
Kentucky
State Finances
News Story
Surpluses present opportunity to both reinvest in Kentucky AND build Rainy Day Fund 10/25/2021
Virginia
Education
News Story
School funding needs improvement 10/25/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Senator Joe Manchin wants to restrict who gets the child tax credit. These West Virginians may pay the price 10/25/2021
Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Big Money for Big Biz, Not as Much for Poor 10/25/2021
Vermont
Education
News Story
New school-funding math could hurt local budgets 10/25/2021
Georgia
Taxes
Op-Ed
Proposals: Amend tax codes to address economic inequality 10/25/2021
District of Columbia
Housing
News Story
Black homeownership in Wards 7 and 8 has been on the rise. 10/24/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
The 'Great Mismatch:' Why aren't companies with record openings connecting with applicants? 10/24/2021
Colorado
Taxes
Op-Ed
POINT/COUNTERPOINT: Is Proposition 120 good for Colorado? 10/24/2021
Colorado
Taxes
Op-Ed
Prop 120 is unfair, unnecessary 10/24/2021
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
Probation officer-turned-lawmaker tries to wrangle criminal justice reform 10/23/2021
Maine
State Finances
News Story
Maine's job recovery stalled in September as COVID-19 surged 10/23/2021
Oklahoma
Work Support and Wages
News Story
It's The Economy, Joe! 10/23/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Maine's job recovery stalls amid COVID-19 surge 10/23/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Dick Yarbrough: Labor commissioner's good deed hard to swallow 10/23/2021
Virginia
Education
Op-Ed
Their View | 'Matching' school funding isn't fair 10/23/2021
Vermont
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Jobs and workers are returning, if not rushing back 10/22/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Solve The Right Problems in the Bus Driver Shortage Crisis 10/22/2021
Pennsylvania
Immigration
News Story
What a Path to Legalization for Undocumented Immigrants Means for Pennsylvania 10/22/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Ohio added 9,900 jobs in September 10/22/2021
Louisiana
Education
News Story
Louisiana higher education board troubled by number of TOPS recipients from millionaire households 10/22/2021
Oklahoma
Education
News Story
GOP owns Oklahoma's dismal college graduation rate 10/22/2021
Vermont
State Finances
News Story
VRN: Amphibian road kill, Energy transition, Tracking town ARPA funds, Postpartum depression, Plastics' emissions outstrip coal 10/22/2021
Connecticut
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Susan Campbell (Opinion): Our ragtag army in Hartford 10/21/2021
Kentucky
State Finances
Op-Ed
Surplus provides rare opportunity 10/21/2021
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
NJ governor's race 2021: conversations on key issues 10/21/2021
Connecticut
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Comparing minimum wage to the cost of living in every state 10/21/2021
West Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
West Virginia Unemployment Rate Drops to 4.6% in September 10/21/2021
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
State policy experts discuss Colorado ballot issues 10/21/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Senate unemployment bill would help nearly 600,000 Ohioans get benefits, advocates say 10/21/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Revenge of the Columbus low-wage worker? Not so fast say the despotic rich 10/21/2021
Oklahoma
Taxes
News Story
Platte Institute: Nebraska's revenue increases means tax cuts are warranted 10/21/2021
Massachusetts
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Child care is costly everywhere. But in Massachusetts, it's 'particularly bad.' Here's why 10/21/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
The Child Tax Credit Should be Made Permanent and Without Work Requirements 10/21/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Georgia's $100 billion teacher pension system on a financial roll 10/21/2021
Connecticut
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Our ragtag army in Hartford 10/21/2021
Virginia
Education
Editorial
Editorial: 'Matching' school funding isn't fair 10/20/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Report: Senate bill would help Ohio workers shut out of unemployment 10/20/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Senate unemployment bill would help nearly 600K Ohioans, advocates say 10/20/2021
New Jersey
Equity
News Story
Why New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says he deserves a second term in November 10/20/2021
Vermont
Income Support
News Story
The expanded Child Tax Credit should be permanent 10/19/2021
New Jersey
Criminal Justice
News Story
Campaign to reduce police role in behavioral health issues | Video | NJ Spotlight News 10/19/2021
New Jersey
Criminal Justice
News Story
New Jersey: Campaign Launched To Reimagine Policing, Public Safety, Abolish Drug War 10/19/2021
Rhode Island
State Finances
News Story
R.I. Foundation recommends spending state's ARPA funds on housing needs, substance abuse, mental health 10/19/2021
Alabama
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Despite low unemployment, state's economy suffers from workforce participation slump 10/19/2021
West Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
'It's just hard to find somebody': Navigating childcare during the COVID pandemic 10/19/2021
Montana
Taxes
Op-Ed
Opinion: Tax fairness 10/19/2021
Rhode Island
State Finances
News Story
Group prioritizes ways to spend Rhode Island's COVID relief money 10/19/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Was the threatened film industry strike a danger to Georgia? 10/18/2021
Virginia
State Finances
News Story
McAuliffe v. Youngkin: the numbers beneath candidates' job, economy claims 10/18/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Manufactured Crisis? Amazon Caught Throwing Away Tons Of Unexpired Food As US Faces Unprecedented Food Insecurity 10/18/2021
Virginia
Education
News Story
New Report: English Language Learners in Virginia's Schools Don't Have Sufficient Support 10/18/2021
Louisiana
Equity
News Story
Civil rights groups demand second minority-majority district 10/18/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
Op-Ed
The nation can't afford two presidents. Biden has to deal with Manchin 10/18/2021
Tennessee
Education
News Story
Education leaders: Schools need more money first; Many superintendents back review of formula 10/17/2021
Georgia
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
A (supposed) good deed that may lead to punishment 10/17/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
The 'Great Mismatch:' Why aren't companies with record openings connecting with applicants? 10/17/2021
Georgia
Education
News Story
Georgia colleges seek to fill student needs as Hispanic enrollment increases 10/17/2021
Alabama
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Causes of state labor shortage debated 10/17/2021
Alabama
Work Support and Wages
News Story
State's economy suffering from labor shortage 10/17/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Labor commissioner's good deed hard to swallow 10/16/2021
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
Salvation Army to bring holiday joy to children in Louisiana; Deadline for Angel Tree program extended 10/15/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Funding boost will help Michigan students who are homeless 10/15/2021
Kentucky
Income Support
Op-Ed
Do we still care about each other? 10/15/2021
Tennessee
Education
News Story
Teacher pay will be issue in Tennessee public school funding review 10/15/2021
Vermont
State Finances
News Story
American Rescue Plan brings $200 million to Vermont towns 10/15/2021
Colorado
Taxes
Op-Ed
Opinion | Susan Knopf: Vote 'no' on state ballot questions 10/14/2021
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
Community investment would protect public more than over-policing, report says 10/14/2021
Massachusetts
Income Support
News Story
Loss of low-wage jobs fuels higher unemployment benefits for highly paid workers 10/14/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Bipartisan Florida Legislation Targets Inefficient, Uncollectable Fees Charged to Kids 10/14/2021
Montana
State Finances
Op-Ed
Montana's congressional delegation should back American Families Plan 10/14/2021
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
New report touts economic, environmental benefits of coal ash cleanup in Ohio River Valley 10/14/2021
Kentucky
Health Care
News Story
New Report Shows National Childhood Obesity Rates Highest in Kentucky 10/14/2021
Massachusetts
Income Support
News Story
Unemployment benefits boosted for highly paid by loss of low-wage jobs 10/14/2021
Oklahoma
Equity
News Story
Housing stats show state disparities 10/14/2021
Colorado
State Finances
Op-Ed
Susan Knopf: Vote 'no' on state ballot questions 10/14/2021
Virginia
Equity
News Story
Should U.S. Study Reparations for Black Americans? Louisville Mayor and Council Say Yes 10/14/2021
Florida
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
Now is time to confront Florida prison problems 10/14/2021
New Jersey
Criminal Justice
News Story
New Report Highlights Newark's Investment In Community-led Public Safety Initiatives to Reduce Crime, Over-Policing 10/14/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Now, things must change 10/14/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Families benefitting from the expanded Child Tax Credit fears of its loss 10/14/2021
Michigan
Health Care
Op-Ed
We have bipartisan support for reducing health care costs 10/13/2021
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Conflicting interpretations muddy the water of Issue 24's proposed police reform 10/13/2021
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Muddy waters: Issue 24 raises heated debate about police accountability - The Land 10/13/2021
Vermont
Education
News Story
Task force proposes new funding mechanism for English language learners 10/13/2021
Virginia
Criminal Justice
News Story
Fischer announces pilot program for crisis intervention team to answer some 911 calls 10/13/2021
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
Science Group and Appalachian Advocates Identify Opportunities in Closing Toxic Coal Ash Ponds 10/13/2021
Louisiana
State Finances
News Story
Four amendments on La. ballot for Nov. 13 10/13/2021
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
Colorado Proposition 120: A property tax cut proposal impacted by last-minute legislation 10/13/2021
Arizona
State Finances
Op-Ed
Opinion | Why would West Virginia and Arizona senators balk at a bill that helps their states so much? 10/13/2021
Vermont
Education
News Story
School funding task force proposes new funding system for students learning English 10/13/2021
Louisiana
State Finances
News Story
La. has $1B budget surplus, $1B in unspent COVID funds 10/13/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
School advocates seek to repeal state income tax cut 10/12/2021
Virginia
Education
News Story
Analysis: State education funding lags in Virginia 10/12/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Can anyone lower New Jersey's property taxes? What the candidates for governor are saying 10/12/2021
Vermont
Education
Op-Ed
Hoffman: Weighing money and education 10/11/2021
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
How Should We Police Cleveland? 10/11/2021
Michigan
Health Care
News Story
Polling shows bipartisan support for reducing out-of-pocket health care costs 10/11/2021
Connecticut
Education
News Story
Campaign continues work to remove SROs from schools 10/11/2021
Louisiana
State Finances
Op-Ed
Head to Head: Louisiana is special and worth fighting for 10/10/2021
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
Ballot measures take aim at property taxes, custodial revenue 10/10/2021
New Jersey
State Finances
Op-Ed
Keep SALT cap to truly support middle class 10/10/2021
Alabama
Income Support
News Story
Alabama gave out just 8 percent of federal money meant to help renters 10/9/2021
Tennessee
Education
News Story
Gov. Lee wants to change how our schools get funded 10/9/2021
Utah
Work Support and Wages
News Story
New FEMA rules mean higher flood insurance rates for most Coloradans 10/9/2021
Texas
Health Care
News Story
Texas tops the nation in Obamacare sign-ups 10/9/2021
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
How should Ohio spend remainder of $5.4B pandemic relief? 10/9/2021
Tennessee
Education
News Story
Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee launches review of the state's education funding formula 10/8/2021
Colorado
State Finances
News Story
Green groups react to bill to end non-competitive leases on public lands 10/8/2021
Louisiana
State Finances
News Story
City of New Orleans employees will receive $15 per hour beginning Jan. 1 10/8/2021
Arkansas
Health Care
News Story
Report: Number of Uninsured Arkansas Children is Rising 10/8/2021
Virginia
Education
News Story
When Students Are Included, They Stay 10/8/2021
Tennessee
Education
News Story
Lee commits to revamping Tennessee's K-12 school funding formula 10/8/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
House of Representatives passes bipartisan bills aimed at child care reform 10/8/2021
Michigan
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
Alternatives to prison 10/8/2021
Louisiana
Work Support and Wages
News Story
New Orleans city workers to get $15 per hour starting Jan. 1 10/7/2021
Utah
Health Care
News Story
Utah has one of the highest rates of uninsured kids. Could insuring them save taxpayers millions? 10/7/2021
Vermont
Education
Op-Ed
PAI: Weighing money and education 10/7/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Lack of Employees is Worse Than the Virus as Freeport Sam's Italian Closes 10/7/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
America's bus-driver 'shortage' isn't new: It's due to years of underfunding, and it's putting kids at risk. 10/7/2021
Michigan
State Finances
News Story
Court Hears Case About Wrong Fraud Decisions By State Agency 10/6/2021
Louisiana
Taxes
News Story
Fall election includes tax reform, budget issues 10/6/2021
Massachusetts
Income Support
News Story
Baker plugs UI rate relief for small biz 10/6/2021
Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Virginia Women Speak Up: Extend the Child Tax Credit 10/5/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Short-Staffed or Short-Changed? 10/5/2021
Montana
Income Support
News Story
Montana economists push to make child tax credits permanent 10/4/2021
Florida
State Finances
News Story
Food benefits cut to families, disabled, veterans, elderly 10/4/2021
New Jersey
Work Support and Wages
News Story
NJ officials expect half a billion spent by film industry coming out of COVID 10/4/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
Op-Ed
Coal Baron Joe Manchin is pointing a shotgun at the head of the planet - media needs to point it out 10/3/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Florida business owners say minimum wage increase will boost consumer spending, economy 10/3/2021
Washington
Taxes
Op-Ed
Big banks face surtax in Washington state after court upholds 2019 law 10/3/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
Op-Ed
Manchin must support robust budget reconciliation package 10/2/2021
Oregon
State Finances
News Story
City Club of Eugene: Oregon's "Excess Revenue": Refund or Reinvest? 10/2/2021
Pennsylvania
Income Support
News Story
As many wait, city set to run out of rental aid; Millions more in federal money is coming, though when is unclear, and it won't be enough. 10/1/2021
Oklahoma
Health Care
Op-Ed
Ginnie Graham: What happened to the money that was supposed to go to local mental health programs? 10/1/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
Everything you need to know about the Child Tax Credit 10/1/2021
Idaho
Income Support
News Story
Approval of relief funds critical to prevent evictions in Idaho 10/1/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Gov. Justice's massive transfer of pandemic aid to a jobless trust fund didn't do much for some W.Va. businesses 10/1/2021
Tennessee
Education
News Story
K-12 education funding has doubled in Tennessee since 1992 10/1/2021
Kentucky
Income Support
News Story
SNAP changes monthly benefit calculation, increasing pay for most families 10/1/2021
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
Kentucky Bill Would Allow Domestic Violence Survivors To Claim Unemployment 10/1/2021
Missouri
Health Care
News Story
Missouri starts processing Medicaid expansion applications 10/1/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
Op-Ed
Joe Manchin Just Cooked the Planet 10/1/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
First of six annual minimum wage increases goes into effect 9/30/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Initiative to Repeal the Republican Flat Tax for the Rich is Likely Headed for the 2022 Ballot 9/30/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Florida's minimum wage just went up. This map shows the last time other states raised their wages 9/30/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Justice's "massive savings" for WV businesses promise not reality 9/30/2021
Florida
Work Support and Wages
News Story
As minimum wage ticks up, Orlando fast-food workers strike for $15 an hour now 9/30/2021
Oklahoma
Income Support
News Story
As weekly jobless claims continue to decline, new child care subsidy for Oklahoma jobseekers made available 9/30/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Ohio will increase minimum wage in 2022. How much does that matter in this labor market? 9/30/2021
California
Education
News Story
Will Biden's reconciliation bill transform early childhood education? 9/30/2021
Pennsylvania
Income Support
News Story
Philadelphia set to run out of rental relief money in two weeks as it waits for federal funds 9/30/2021
Maryland
State Finances
News Story
Comptroller: Maryland Finished 2021 Fiscal Year With $2.5 Billion Surplus 9/30/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Tax cut likely to go to voters 9/29/2021
Massachusetts
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Jeff Brandes again files bill to shirk minimum wage for some employees 9/29/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
How Can Cuyahoga County Restaurateurs Convince Employees To Return To Work? 9/29/2021
Missouri
State Finances
News Story
Analyst With Missouri Budge Project Says State In Good Financial Shape 9/29/2021
Florida
Health Care
News Story
FL moms have gotten expanded Medicaid coverage following childbirth, but not many people knew it 9/29/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Petition drive appears to force public vote over tax legislation 9/29/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Arizona voters likely to get last word on $1.5B in tax cuts 9/29/2021
Michigan
State Finances
News Story
Governor Whitmer Signs Budget that Puts Michiganders First, Helps Working Families, and Grows the Economy 9/29/2021
Montana
Taxes
Op-Ed
Guest Opinion: Make billionaires pay their fair shae 9/29/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Arizonans will get chance to vote on tax cuts that impact education 9/29/2021
Oklahoma
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Looking at issue of Oklahomans returning to work 9/29/2021
Louisiana
State Finances
Op-Ed
Letters: Louisiana needs more robust federal support to recover from Ida, virus 9/29/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Florida finally wins approval for summer food stamp program helping children in poverty 9/29/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
SCCPSS' lack of drivers not a shortage 9/29/2021
Michigan
Income Support
Op-Ed
Some miss out on Child Tax Credit 9/29/2021
Michigan
State Finances
News Story
Whitmer signs budget focusing on state's economy, health care 9/29/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
Tucson-area school districts celebrate ruling halting Az laws that blocked COVID mask mandates 9/28/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
A tax cut windfall for millionaires introduced today 9/28/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Kemp announces $1,000 bonuses for police, EMTs as spotlight on crime remains 9/28/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
Daily Schools Update: Signatures to block tax cuts that also impact Prop. 208 Invest in Ed to be turned in today 9/28/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
School Masks Are In: Judge Cooper Rules Republicans in the Arizona Legislature Violated the State Constitution 9/28/2021
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
Foes of new Arizona voting laws short of signatures to block 9/28/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Gender pay gap persists in Michigan 9/28/2021
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
Enemies of tax cuts, voting law changes ready petition filings 9/28/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Policy analysts differ on outlook of Georgia's education funding 9/28/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
News Story
'Rethink our lives' | Some Mainers change jobs, careers as a result of COVID-19 pandemic 9/28/2021
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
Advocates turn in signatures today to put tax cuts that impact education funding & Prop. 208 on ballot 9/28/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Georgia Using Federal Funds to Give First Responders $1,000 Bonuses 9/28/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
Advocates Praise Expanded Child Tax Credit for Helping Arizona Families Make Ends Meet 9/27/2021
Alabama
Criminal Justice
News Story
3 issues to watch on Alabama's plan for new prisons 9/27/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
A COVID-19 dilemma: Many sick workers can't afford to stay home 9/27/2021
Connecticut
Education
News Story
Parents Send Pre-School Plea To D.C. 9/27/2021
Michigan
State Finances
News Story
Groups Applaud State Budget Bipartisan Child-Care Investments 9/27/2021
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
SALT or infrastructure? Murphy insists on both 9/27/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
Op-Ed
The Legislation Joe Manchin Is Holding Up Would Help His State 9/26/2021
Alabama
Criminal Justice
News Story
Alabama lawmakers consider using virus funds to build prisons 9/26/2021
Texas
State Finances
News Story
Texas lawmakers fast-track property tax cut proposal 9/25/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Joe Manchin Might Single-Handedly Upend the Child Tax Credit 9/25/2021
Arizona
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Close to a Million New Jobs can be Created in Arizona if the Democrat's Reconciliation Plan Passes 9/25/2021
Texas
State Finances
News Story
With Abbott's blessing, lawmakers fast-track property tax cut proposal 9/25/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
AZ families got $352 million in August in child tax credits 9/25/2021
Oregon
Income Support
Op-Ed
Guest View: The Eugene community needs to step up for homeless 9/25/2021
New Mexico
State Finances
Op-Ed
Fix oil and gas leasing system before new sales 9/24/2021
Maryland
Income Support
News Story
Hogan's attempt at ending federal unemployment benefits costs Maryland nearly $400,000 9/24/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Fresh produce more accessible for low-income Michiganders 9/24/2021
Rhode Island
State Finances
News Story
Advocates call on R.I. to use $500m of federal dollars on housing 9/24/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Ohio's jobless benefit fund has been a lifeline for unemployed workers 9/24/2021
Vermont
Education
News Story
Local rep, think tank at odds over education funding numbers 9/24/2021
Massachusetts
Income Support
News Story
Flyer from Housing Coalition is misinformation about three bills to support tenants, state rep says 9/24/2021
Oklahoma
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Senate committee learns about rockblocks keeping Oklahomans from returning to work 9/24/2021
Louisiana
State Finances
News Story
Northside Town Hall gives residents insight into ARPA funds spending regulations 9/24/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Ohio's unemployment compensation system: 85 years of boom-and-bust cycle for the fund 9/23/2021
Michigan
Health Care
News Story
Affordability of healthcare is primary concern for voters according to ACCESS polling data 9/23/2021
Oklahoma
Income Support
News Story
Analysts: Early End To Enhanced Federal Unemployment Benefits Was Likely Ineffectual In Oklahoma 9/23/2021
Michigan
State Finances
News Story
Legislature sends $70B budget to Whitmer 9/23/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Florida Starts Process of Applying for Federal Food Aid Program 9/23/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
Expanded Child Tax Credit did a 'world of good' in Arizona advocates say 9/23/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
'Kicking the can down the road:' Fixing Ohio's unemployment compensation system has eluded politicians for decades 9/23/2021
Wisconsin
State Finances
Op-Ed
Wisconsin trails most of nation in renewable energy, writes Bruce Murphy 9/23/2021
Louisiana
Education
News Story
Another National Ranking Trashes LSU As A Terribly-Run Place 9/23/2021
Colorado
Health Care
News Story
Report: TABOR blunted state's COVID response 9/23/2021
Vermont
Income Support
News Story
Williston food shelf expands 9/23/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
Editorial
Fewer jobs in Ohio now than before pandemic 9/23/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
Some Parents Are Eligible to Receive Extra $500 Child Tax Credit Payment 9/23/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Self-employed Ohioans, gig workers no longer can receive unemployment benefits. Should they stay on? 9/23/2021
Vermont
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Hoffman: Why is there a worker shortage? 9/22/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Should Ohio's self-employed get jobless benefits permanently? 9/22/2021
Oklahoma
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Lawmakers study best ways to get Oklahomans back to work 9/22/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
Editorial
A Changing Job Market 9/22/2021
Kentucky
Education
Op-Ed
Guest columnist: Private school tax credit program at odds with Ky. Constitution 9/22/2021
Kentucky
Income Support
News Story
Emergency relief endures with extension, legislature advocacy 9/22/2021
Oklahoma
State Finances
Op-Ed
Opinion: Business interim studies 9/22/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Atlanta Area Schools Grapple With Labor Shortages 9/22/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
In reversal, Florida to apply for $820 million in food aid 9/22/2021
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
Laws passed with state budget in Arizona are target of lawsuits, citizen challenges as deadlines near 9/22/2021
Michigan
State Finances
News Story
State budget heads to Gov. Whitmer's desk with $1B support for child care 9/22/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Policy Attempts To Mitigate The Impacts of Wage Theft On Black Workers As The World Reopens 9/22/2021
New Jersey
Education
News Story
Amid a teacher shortage and COVID, this is how N.J. is training future educators 9/21/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
Op-Ed
Joe Manchin, Coal Isn't Your State's Future 9/21/2021
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
Editorial
EDITORIAL: Court fee system needs to be reworked 9/21/2021
Michigan
Education
News Story
K-12 Schooling Budget Preview 9/21/2021
New Jersey
Education
News Story
New Jersey Adjusts Trainings to Meet Teacher Shortage 9/21/2021
Michigan
State Finances
News Story
Lawmakers, interest groups prepare for budget details 9/21/2021
Oklahoma
Work Support and Wages
News Story
State Senate Study Looks At Why Oklahomans Are Not Returning to Work 9/21/2021
New Jersey
Health Care
News Story
COVID-19 drives rise in psychiatric cases in NJ | NJ Spotlight News 9/20/2021
Arkansas
State Finances
News Story
Winners in the rush to cut the state income tax - the wealthy. Losers: state services and those who need them most. 9/20/2021
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
Jack Ciattarelli has proposed slashing billions in NJ spending. Do the numbers add up? 9/20/2021
Oklahoma
State Finances
News Story
Okla. Democratic Leader Holds Interim Study on Ending State Grocery Tax 9/20/2021
Tennessee
State Finances
News Story
Tennessee tax revenue beats August estimates by $268M 9/20/2021
Oklahoma
Health Care
News Story
Feds Push Back On State's 5-Year Residency Requirement For Medicaid Waivers 9/20/2021
Oklahoma
State Finances
News Story
The Frontier: Five year residency requirement for Oklahoma developmental disabilities services unconstitutional, federal agency says 9/20/2021
Virginia
State Finances
News Story
The Virginia Lottery Has Thrived During the Pandemic 9/20/2021
District of Columbia
Education
News Story
11 charter schools in DC will give admissions preference to at-risk students 9/19/2021
Ohio
Education
News Story
K-12 funding, school choice programs will be tested by changes 9/19/2021
Oklahoma
Health Care
News Story
Oklahoma residency requirement for disability aid 'not permitted,' Medicaid agency says 9/18/2021
Ohio
Education
News Story
Fair School Funding Plan would increase resources for schools in Black & brown communities 9/18/2021
Iowa
State Finances
News Story
Depreciation deduction digs a bigger hole 9/17/2021
Vermont
Income Support
Op-Ed
PAI: Income and poverty both fell during the pandemic. Huh? 9/17/2021
Colorado
Income Support
Op-Ed
'Build Back Better' means greener energy 9/17/2021
New Jersey
State Finances
News Story
GOP gubernatorial candidate Jack Ciattarelli makes pitch to boost economic competitiveness 9/17/2021
Maryland
Income Support
News Story
With Pandemic Benefits Ending, Maryland and U.S. Poverty Rates Could Rise 9/17/2021
Virginia
Equity
News Story
LGBTQ question asked at first debate between Virginia candidates for governor; GLAAD urges media to hold candidates accountable 9/17/2021
Colorado
Work Support and Wages
News Story
New Colorado state report shows - again - it's more lucrative to work in the private sector 9/17/2021
Colorado
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Report: State workers underpaid 9/17/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
Arizona educators seek injunction on the ban of mask mandates 9/16/2021
Connecticut
State Finances
Op-Ed
Dan Haar: Two views of the CT economy. Who's right? 9/15/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
With deadline looming, Az court reviews ban on school COVID mask & vax requirements 9/15/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
Poverty rate climbed in 2020, but pandemic assistance blunted losses 9/15/2021
New Jersey
Equity
News Story
Governor Murphy Establishes Wealth Disparity Task Force 9/15/2021
Pennsylvania
Census
News Story
New Census?Data?on Poverty, Income, and Health Coverage Show Need for Robust Federal Recovery Package 9/15/2021
New Jersey
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Murphy hopeful end of weekly $300 benefit can make dent in labor shortage 9/15/2021
Michigan
Education
News Story
Anti-vax, anti-mask school bills clear GOP-led Senate committee 9/15/2021
Connecticut
State Finances
News Story
Connecticut will take longer to emerge from COVID-induced recession of 2020, advocacy group predicts 9/15/2021
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
Update: Court Hears Oral Argument On Arizona Legislature's Abuse of State Budget Process To Enact Pet Policy Bills 9/15/2021
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
Arizona judge hears arguments on whether anti-mask mandates, other measures can be part of state budget 9/14/2021
New Jersey
Income Support
News Story
NJ doling out $1 billion in rent relief; Most funding has gone to denser areas 9/14/2021
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
Judge To Rule Soon On Legality Of Policy Provisions Contained In Budget Bills 9/14/2021
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
News Story
'Reentry Councils' and resources after incarceration 9/14/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Child Tax Credit Program takes burden off families locally and across the nation 9/14/2021
New Mexico
State Finances
News Story
Leger Fernández introduces bill to help communities' economic transitions away from fossil fuels 9/14/2021
Connecticut
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Amazon Proposal Rejected + Fights Prompt Policy Change 9/14/2021
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
No ruling yet on budget bills prohibiting COVID protections 9/14/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Sen. Joe Manchin doubles down on requiring parents to work for the Biden child tax credit 9/14/2021
New Jersey
Income Support
News Story
NJ COVID rent relief is going where it's most needed. Which ZIP codes received the most? 9/14/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
The Expanded Child Tax Credit Was a Godsend to Struggling Families. Will Democrats Save It? 9/14/2021
New Jersey
Equity
News Story
NEW REPORT: Separate and Unequal: Racial and Ethnic Segregation and the Case for School Funding Reparations in New Jersey 9/13/2021
North Carolina
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Democrats, worker advocates call for NC to boost aid to jobless 9/13/2021
Florida
Income Support
Editorial
Florida's well-fed governor heartlessly lets kids go hungry 9/13/2021
New Jersey
Equity
News Story
New Jersey Could Be an Abortion Safe Haven If 'Roe' Falls 9/13/2021
Florida
Income Support
Editorial
Editorial: Florida's well-fed governor heartlessly lets kids go hungry 9/13/2021
North Carolina
Income Support
News Story
North Carolina Democrats renew push to expand unemployment benefits 9/13/2021
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
News Story
WV jails have more inmates now than when lawmakers passed bail reform in 2020 9/13/2021
New Jersey
Equity
News Story
As Texas abortion law roils governor's race, NJ's sweeping pro-choice bill stalls 9/13/2021
West Virginia
Health Care
News Story
ARP Funds Could Help WV Schools Address Mental-Health Needs 9/13/2021
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
News Story
House studies district court system funding structure 9/12/2021
Rhode Island
Health Care
Op-Ed
Health system merger demands close scrutiny 9/12/2021
Oklahoma
State Finances
News Story
Experts Weigh What Future Of Broadband Could Look Like Under Biden's Infrastructure Plan 9/12/2021
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
State poised to give food stamps to more affluent people 9/11/2021
New Hampshire
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Labor Day won't end NH employee shortages 9/11/2021
Florida
Income Support
Editorial
Florida’s well-fed governor heartlessly lets kids go hungry 9/10/2021
Georgia
Health Care
News Story
Georgians In Recovery In Double Struggle To Remain Healthy In Pandemic 9/10/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
COVID-19 Reversed Progress for Ohio Women, More Than 1 Million Workers Displaced 9/10/2021
Utah
Income Support
Op-Ed
A new era of family policy in Utah 9/10/2021
Virginia
Education
News Story
Virginia Ranks Towards the Bottom in Education Spending Per Student 9/10/2021
New Hampshire
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Pandemic has made NH's child-care problem worse 9/10/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Federal pandemic jobless benefits are gone. Experts say state lawmakers must now protect workers. ? 9/9/2021
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
News Story
Advocate, lawmakers want to review court fee structure 9/9/2021
Maine
Income Support
News Story
Progressive group estimates up to 95K Mainers impacted by end of federal unemployment aid 9/9/2021
New York
Criminal Justice
News Story
Big business likely to back governor's anti-crime initiatives 9/8/2021
Georgia
Criminal Justice
News Story
Will state and business crime crackdown efforts undo Georgia's new justice reforms? 9/8/2021
New Mexico
Immigration
News Story
Many of New Mexico's Public Officials Want a Path to Citizenship for Undocumented Workers 9/8/2021
Maine
Income Support
News Story
Progressive group estimates up to 95K Mainers impacted by end of federal unemployment aid 9/8/2021
Ohio
Equity
News Story
Study: COVID-19 reversed progress for Ohio women, more than 1 million workers displaced 9/8/2021
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
News Story
Advocate, lawmakers want to review court fee structure in Oklahoma 9/8/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Recovery in the time of COVID 9/7/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Coronavirus pandemic forced low-wage Ohioans out of work; number of jobs still low, Policy Matters Ohio report says 9/7/2021
Georgia
Income Support
News Story
Georgians In Recovery In Double Struggle To Remain Healthy During The Pandemic 9/7/2021
New Jersey
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Labor Day Is Over, But Struggle Continues For New Jersey Workers 9/7/2021
Oklahoma
Income Support
News Story
Many Seeking Emergency Rental Assistance Left Waiting 9/7/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Poll: More than half say W.Va. economy 'on the wrong track' 9/7/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Pandemic put low-wage Ohioans out of work 9/7/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Extra federal unemployment benefits expire, but will people go back to work? 9/7/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Labor Day report: Pandemic hit low-wage workers hardest 9/6/2021
West Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
How unions saved West Virginia miners from industrial oppression 9/6/2021
New Jersey
Work Support and Wages
News Story
N.J. among worst in job growth, report shows 9/6/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Latest state unemployment figures don't tell whole story 9/6/2021
West Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
The fight for miners' rights on this week's Inside West Virginia Politics 9/6/2021
Ohio
Equity
News Story
Policy Matters Ohio Report Documents Uneven Economic Impact of COVID 9/6/2021
Georgia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Georgia jobless rate near pre-pandemic lows but COVID surge complicates outlook 9/6/2021
Maine
Taxes
Op-Ed
Higher taxes on corporations and the wealthiest can secure a lasting recovery for Maine 9/6/2021
New Jersey
Work Support and Wages
News Story
An uneven economic recovery for New Jersey? 9/6/2021
Oklahoma
Equity
Op-Ed
Columnist: American economy could jump by $13 trillion if recovery efforts focused on women 9/5/2021
New Hampshire
Work Support and Wages
News Story
'Every hire is a win.' 9/5/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Labor Day: Support workers as essential 9/5/2021
West Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Administration pays off loan for unemployment fund, spotlights break for employers 9/5/2021
New York
Taxes
News Story
General Assembly expected to take up state-level Earned Income Tax Credit 9/4/2021
Arizona
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Jobless rate better, but flat, as Arizona employment, workforce surge 9/4/2021
New Hampshire
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Pandemic changes workers' job market participation 9/4/2021
District of Columbia
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Tazra Mitchell: On Labor Day, let's thank the DC Council for making transformative investments that support recovery for all workers 9/4/2021
Utah
Taxes
News Story
The Utah State Legislature will consider cutting state income tax 9/4/2021
North Carolina
Income Support
News Story
End of federal unemployment benefit to hit as many as 200,000 in NC 9/3/2021
Georgia
Education
News Story
Georgia colleges tackle coming 'demographic cliff' with multiple strategies 9/3/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
Supreme Court deals another blow to school funding 9/3/2021
Massachusetts
State Finances
News Story
Springfield Considers First Municipal Fiber Network Among New England's Big Cities 9/3/2021
Montana
Education
News Story
Montana to approve $42M boon to childcare 9/3/2021
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
Property-tax battle brewing for the November ballot - and lawsuit threat looms 9/3/2021
Georgia
Education
News Story
How Federal Higher Education Proposals Affect Georgia 9/2/2021
Florida
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Florida is set to boost the minimum wage to $10 an hour - 'a dramatic difference' for low-wage workers 9/2/2021
Oklahoma
Health Care
News Story
How to enroll in expanded Soonercare 9/2/2021
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
Last-Minute Law Shrinks Property Tax Cut Measure To A Fraction Of Original Size 9/2/2021
New Mexico
Immigration
News Story
Unable to get assistance: What happens to New Mexicans who speak lesser used languages 9/2/2021
Missouri
Income Support
News Story
Missouri judge rejects attempt to reinstate pandemic-related jobless benefits 9/2/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
What Would Raising Minimum Wage Mean for Small Businesses in Ohio? 9/2/2021
Kentucky
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Guest columnist: Honor Labor Day by supporting all workers 9/2/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Second Harvest Urges Central Floridians to Petition Governor DeSantis to Feed Families 9/1/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Groups join calls for DeSantis to authorize food stamp boost 9/1/2021
New Jersey
Census
News Story
More than 11% of Jackson's population are incarcerated at Fort Dix, one of many things to watch as N.J. implements prison gerrymandering 8/31/2021
Ohio
Equity
News Story
After Countless Cries for Racial Justice, Where are We Now? 8/31/2021
Michigan
State Finances
News Story
Why wasn't the pandemic worse? Federal funds and public programs, experts say. ? 8/31/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Paid family leave advocates rally at Krepps Park for 'Picnic for Paid Leave' 8/31/2021
Arizona
Education
Op-Ed
The Supreme Court's flawed ruling on Invest in Ed should not stand 8/31/2021
Michigan
Education
News Story
We Couldn't Afford It': Childcare Costs Are Upending Michigan Moms' Lives. What Can Fix the Problem? 8/31/2021
Alabama
Income Support
News Story
What historic increase in food stamp benefits means for Alabama families 8/31/2021
New Jersey
Income Support
News Story
Murphy opting not to extend $300 weekly benefits 8/30/2021
Arizona
Education
Op-Ed
Schools can't win when all 3 branches undermine voters 8/30/2021
New Jersey
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
To honor overdose victims, end the drug war 8/30/2021
Oklahoma
Income Support
Editorial
Editorial: Tulsa getting closer to finding permanent solution to high evictions 8/30/2021
Ohio
Taxes
News Story
Making child tax credit payments permanent debated 8/30/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
American Rescue Plan should help all working Ohioans: Andreea Procopan (Opinion) 8/29/2021
Georgia
Equity
Op-Ed
HIGHLAND: Transformative federal policies can address inequities 8/29/2021
Oregon
Taxes
Op-Ed
Opinion: The kicker will be bigger than ever. Let's use it for good. 8/29/2021
Maine
State Finances
Op-Ed
Running on fumes: Lack of political will imperils fund that keeps Maine roads, bridges safe 8/29/2021
Oklahoma
Criminal Justice
News Story
The Frontier: Five years after voters approved landmark criminal justice reforms, counties are still waiting for mental health funding 8/29/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
With 253,000 Arizonans Behind On Rent, Court Halts Eviction Moratorium 8/28/2021
Utah
Education
News Story
Advocates Say Not All Eligible Kids Receive Federal Childcare Benefits 8/27/2021
New Hampshire
Equity
News Story
Racial minorities dominate meals program, report says 8/27/2021
Florida
Education
News Story
DeSantis urged to seek $820 million in food aid for children. 8/27/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Franklin County judge wants to reinstate $300 in weekly pandemic unemployment benefits-but can't 8/27/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
Collateral Damage: Supreme Court Ruling Jeopardizes Another $600 Million In School Funding 8/27/2021
Missouri
Income Support
News Story
Organization sues Missouri to restore federal unemployment benefits 8/26/2021
Tennessee
Health Care
News Story
Panel discussion highlights uncertainties of Tennessee's Medicaid block grant waiver 8/26/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
First-time Ohio jobless claims hit new low 8/26/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
Voters Sign Petitions to Overturn New Tax Laws that Gut Education 8/26/2021
New Mexico
Immigration
News Story
A Language Barrier Is Preventing Immigrant and Refugee Communities From Getting Pandemic Relief 8/25/2021
Florida
Immigration
Op-Ed
Gov. DeSantis should shoulder responsibility 8/25/2021
Virginia
State Finances
Op-Ed
Warner can help bridge divides on budget 8/25/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Case Over $300 Unemployment Assistance Sent Back To County Court - WOUB Public Media 8/24/2021
Colorado
Taxes
Op-Ed
Coloradans aren't anti-tax, they just want fair taxes 8/24/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
Florida missing out on millions of dollars in federal aid for childhood hunger 8/24/2021
Georgia
Health Care
News Story
How gaps in health insurance coverage haunt vulnerable patients 8/24/2021
Idaho
Education
News Story
Idaho teacher pay lower than in neighboring states 8/24/2021
Michigan
Education
News Story
Snowy State, Child Care Desert: What's Being Done About Child Care in Michigan 8/24/2021
New Hampshire
Work Support and Wages
News Story
What a minimum wage hike would mean to New Hampshire 8/24/2021
Kentucky
State Finances
Op-Ed
Guest columnist: Record surplus creates opportunity to reinvest in Ky. 8/24/2021
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
News Story
A Tour Of Bail: How Other States Have Reformed The Money Bail System 8/23/2021
Louisiana
Equity
Op-Ed
A Black woman's earnings show a societal lack of respect and appreciation for her 8/23/2021
Georgia
Immigration
News Story
Coalition pushes licenses for unauthorized immigrants in Georgia 8/23/2021
Virginia
Education
Op-Ed
Newport News School Board failed to create a safe place for all 8/23/2021
Florida
Income Support
News Story
In Florida, DeSantis cut jobless aid just as virus began terrifying new wave 8/23/2021
New Jersey
Education
News Story
Ciattarelli wants to change New Jersey's school funding plan. His idea may not be that new. 8/23/2021
Oklahoma
Income Support
News Story
With or without a moratorium, Tulsa is seeing eviction cases rise 8/22/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Fight persists to restore Ohio $300 federal jobless aid 8/20/2021
New Jersey
Immigration
News Story
NJ Bans Prisons From Making Deals To Hold Immigrants For ICE 8/20/2021
Massachusetts
State Finances
Op-Ed
Opinion: What to do with billions in surplus and federal relief funds; It could finally fix our broken child care system 8/20/2021
Arizona
Education
Op-Ed
Proposition 208 ruling is another victory in Arizona Republicans' war on school children 8/20/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
Superintendent Hoffman and Invest in Arizona Coalition React to Arizona Supreme Court Invest in Ed Ruling 8/20/2021
Vermont
Census
News Story
US Census 2020: Vermont is growing 8/20/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
Court backs schools tax hike for now 8/20/2021
Kentucky
Education
Op-Ed
College is about to start in Kentucky, and students need federal debt relief. 8/20/2021
Vermont
Work Support and Wages
News Story
No easy answers on labor shortage 8/19/2021
Florida
Health Care
News Story
Over 487,000 Floridians sought health insurance this year, report finds 8/19/2021
District of Columbia
State Finances
News Story
From Access to Justice to the Department of Buildings: What's in the just-passed Budget Support Act - and what got left out 8/19/2021
Massachusetts
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Baker: Use Surplus Funds to Reduce Employer Unemployment Burden 8/19/2021
Kentucky
State Finances
Op-Ed
Record Surplus Creates Opportunity to Reinvest in Kentucky 8/19/2021
Colorado
Health Care
News Story
Bennet touts $400 million measure to expand home health care, increase pay in field 8/19/2021
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
News Story
W.Va. Remade Its Juvenile Justice System, But Stopped Measuring If The Changes Were Helping Kids 8/19/2021
Massachusetts
Income Support
News Story
Baker proposes $1 billion unemployment insurance fund cut to unburden employers 8/19/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Think tank supports appeal of unemployment benefit cutoff 8/18/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Unemployment benefit cuts have not had intended effect 8/18/2021
Florida
Health Care
News Story
Dems to seek Florida Medicaid expansion; They want to bypass DeSantis and the Republican Florida lawmakers 8/18/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Study: Unemployment benefit cuts have not had intended effect 8/18/2021
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
Louisiana families to see food stamp increase in October 8/17/2021
New Mexico
Immigration
News Story
Report: Pandemic relief out of reach for many immigrants, refugees 8/17/2021
Michigan
Criminal Justice
News Story
Whitmer to OK letting drunken drivers try to clear record 8/17/2021
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Collateral Sanctions Create Roadblocks For Formerly Convicted In Ohio 8/17/2021
Michigan
Income Support
Op-Ed
We have to fix child care 8/17/2021
Nebraska
Taxes
News Story
Blueprint Nebraska seeks income tax cuts, other tax reforms, to boost economy 8/17/2021
Kentucky
Criminal Justice
News Story
Experts Say: KY Budget Surplus Should Be Invested In Communities 8/17/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Staffing shortages hold back restaurant rebound; Survey: 90% of eateries in state grapple with issue 8/16/2021
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
Louisiana food stamps increase about 23% on Oct. 1 8/16/2021
Wisconsin
Equity
News Story
Wisconsin cities look to basic income to close racial, other wealth gaps 8/16/2021
Minnesota
Equity
News Story
Advocates say Minnesota leaders failed to 'meet the moment' in tackling racial disparities 8/16/2021
Vermont
State Finances
News Story
Over $10 billion in federal COVID relief 8/16/2021
Virginia
Taxes
News Story
'It can be a real game changer': How Virginia families are using the new child tax credit for food, child care and more 8/15/2021
New Mexico
Health Care
Op-Ed
Let's make drugs more affordable for New Mexicans 8/15/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Massachusetts has yet to re-implement a charitable tax deduction, which passed through a ballot question in 2000. What's at stake? 8/15/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Northeast Michigan severely lacking in child care options 8/14/2021
Vermont
State Finances
News Story
Vermont communities to receive millions in federal Covid-19 relief this week 8/14/2021
New Jersey
Census
News Story
What the census tells us about New Jersey | NJ Spotlight News 8/13/2021
Arizona
State Finances
News Story
Education groups, nonprofits go to court to challenge Arizona's mask law 8/13/2021
Pennsylvania
Immigration
News Story
Advocates Testify In Favor Of Bill To Allow Driver's Licenses For Undocumented Immigrants 8/13/2021
Virginia
Education
News Story
Advocates Lament Lack of Funding for Social Services at Community Schools 8/13/2021
Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Big Money for Big Biz, Not as Much for Poor 8/12/2021
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
CMC: Unpacking Ohio's New Biennial Budget 8/12/2021
District of Columbia
State Finances
News Story
D.C. Council approves final vote on city budget 8/12/2021
Virginia
Taxes
News Story
Poll: Majority of Virginians Back Taxing Wealthy to Pay for Biden Relief Plan 8/12/2021
Utah
Criminal Justice
News Story
Young People Had More Legal Representation In Juvenile Court Thanks To A Recent Law, Report Shows 8/12/2021
Utah
Criminal Justice
News Story
How a new law changed what happens in Utah courts when kids get in trouble 8/11/2021
New Jersey
Education
Op-Ed
When States Take Over School Districts, the Community Loses 8/11/2021
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
Poll: 61% of Coloradans support key provisions in Democrats' budget bill 8/11/2021
Montana
Health Care
News Story
Proposed changes to Medicaid eligibility in MT receive pushback in interim hearing 8/11/2021
Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Warner proclaims 'biggest infrastructure investment in our lifetimes,' but path is uncertain in House 8/11/2021
Tennessee
Health Care
News Story
Investigators: Hospital policies offer extremely discounted, even free medical care 8/11/2021
New Jersey
Education
News Story
After a year of cuts, state funding looks positive for fiscal 2022 8/10/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
News Story
How should West Virginia spend American Rescue Plan funds? 8/10/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Another COVID-19 boost in food assistance on the way 8/10/2021
Tennessee
Work Support and Wages
News Story
'Perfect storm'; Economic hurdles choke business growth 8/10/2021
North Carolina
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
About that labor "shortage" – Look to wave of retirements, not government aid to understand 8/9/2021
West Virginia
Equity
Op-Ed
The importance of Paid Family and Medical Leave in West Virginia 8/9/2021
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
News Story
West Virginia's Bail Reform Bill: How It Works And Who It Serves 8/9/2021
Maine
State Finances
News Story
What does the $1 trillion infrastructure bill mean for Maine? 8/9/2021
Arkansas
Housing
News Story
Arkansas is sitting on $190 million in pandemic rental aid 8/8/2021
Ohio
Education
News Story
The Annotated Ohio Child-Care Worker 8/8/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
East Coast lawmakers pepper Congress with pleas for SALT tax break 8/8/2021
Arkansas
Income Support
News Story
Having stuck it to both poor people and vulnerable children, Arkansas lawmakers adjourn 8/7/2021
New Jersey
Equity
News Story
A history of racism explains why so many poor N.J. residents don't get welfare, report says 8/7/2021
Michigan
State Finances
News Story
Billions coming to Michigan cities, bringing tough questions about priorities 8/6/2021
Alabama
Health Care
News Story
Health Insurance enrollment period for Affordable Care Act ends Aug. 15 8/6/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Nonprofits slam Legislature for delaying tax breaks for donations 8/6/2021
Michigan
Work Support and Wages
News Story
A lack of affordable child care is keeping some Michigan parents out of the workforce, a pilot program aims to fix that 8/6/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
Op-Ed
Use $11 billion in American Rescue Plan to boost hazard pay for essential workers in Ohio 8/6/2021
Georgia
Health Care
News Story
Poll says Georgians prefer COVID relief be spent on economic assistance, health care 8/5/2021
Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Spending Spree; General Assembly returns to Richmond to appropriate federal stimulus cash 8/5/2021
District of Columbia
Income Support
News Story
Homelessness advocates celebrate DC's budget as a win 8/5/2021
New Hampshire
Income Support
Op-Ed
Laura Milliken & Sarah Mattson Dustin: SNAP benefits kids and the economy 8/5/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Ohio unemployment system: Better training, new technology, more transparency needed, report says 8/5/2021
Vermont
Income Support
News Story
Government assistance lifts Vermonters out of poverty, but the work is far from done 8/4/2021
Michigan
Education
Op-Ed
How we can strengthen our foundation for families 8/4/2021
Connecticut
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
End the traumatization of our children. We must raise the age of arrest (again) 8/4/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Michigan child care costs rival mortgage payments, some parents forced to make tough choices 8/4/2021
West Virginia
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
The Human Cost Of Bail 8/3/2021
West Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Here's what happened when Gov. Justice cut off WV federal unemployment dollars 8/3/2021
Colorado
Taxes
News Story
Initiative 27: Experts weigh in on property tax ballot initiative 8/3/2021
District of Columbia
Equity
News Story
On Black Women's Equal Pay Day, advocates push for wealth equality in DC 8/3/2021
Tennessee
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Teachers in Wilson County paid more than state minimum 8/3/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Utility shutoffs help drive evictions in Michigan 8/3/2021
Wisconsin
Criminal Justice
News Story
Community leaders call for more investment in prevention as prison costs rise 8/1/2021
Ohio
Income Support
News Story
Was taking away Ohioans' extra $300 unemployment payments the right move? 7/31/2021
New Mexico
Education
News Story
Tribal leaders demand action on public education inequity 7/31/2021
Virginia
Education
News Story
'Crumbling Schools' tour highlights need for renovations, help with mounting costs 7/31/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Why Massachusetts keeps postponing this tax break for charity donations 7/30/2021
Georgia
Education
News Story
Georgia Needs Universal Preschool To Stay Competitive, Education And Policy Experts Say 7/30/2021
West Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
WV leisure and hospitality job market has rebounded since COVID's start 7/30/2021
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
Louisiana cuts off $300 federal jobless aid Saturday. With a COVID-19 surge, is the economy ready? 7/30/2021
Tennessee
State Finances
News Story
Many Tennessee economic indicators trend up, others mixed 7/30/2021
New Jersey
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Pain, labor shortage, likely to be long term in NJ 7/30/2021
Ohio
Health Care
Op-Ed
Opinion: Medicaid 'a blessing' that must be protected 56 years after its signing 7/30/2021
Alabama
Income Support
News Story
EXPLAINER: Will moratorium's end spell evictions in Alabama? 7/30/2021
Oklahoma
Income Support
News Story
EXPLAINER: How Oklahoma evictions might spike after July 7/30/2021
Michigan
Health Care
News Story
Report: High Energy Burdens Affect MI Health, Quality Of Life 7/30/2021
Idaho
Taxes
News Story
State income tax rebates are coming soon, Idaho. Here's what you can expect. 7/30/2021
Montana
Education
Op-Ed
Letter to the Editor: Bolstering child care helps all Montanans 7/29/2021
West Virginia
Taxes
News Story
Sales Tax Holiday in W.Va. this weekend could help struggling families 7/29/2021
Wisconsin
Income Support
News Story
Wisconsin Republicans cut homelessness relief initiatives from proposed budget 7/29/2021
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Report by Cleveland-based think tank calls for social workers to deal with mental health emergencies instead of police 7/29/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Massachusetts House Overrides Baker on Charitable Giving Tax Deduction 7/29/2021
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
Cleveland asks residents how to spend $511 million in federal stimulus; community activists urge for participatory budgeting process 7/29/2021
Massachusetts
Income Support
News Story
Cash cushion eyed to test fare-free bus rides 7/29/2021
Idaho
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
Court-ordered fines and fees undercut integrity and fiscal prudence of criminal justice in Idaho 7/29/2021
Massachusetts
Equity
News Story
Lawmakers and advocates take aim at Baker over low-income transit fare veto 7/29/2021
Michigan
Education
News Story
Leftover child care money gives a boost to cash-strapped Michigan providers 7/29/2021
Virginia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Many Fairfax County employees can't afford cost of living, new report says 7/29/2021
Texas
Income Support
News Story
Housing coalition petitions for lodging tax 7/28/2021
Florida
Criminal Justice
News Story
Despite Gov. DeSantis' concerns, some Florida juveniles facing felonies have been helped by 'diversion' programs 7/28/2021
Montana
Health Care
News Story
Opponents say change to Montana Medicaid programs would harm people 7/28/2021
New Hampshire
State Finances
News Story
$112 million in federal relief funds up for grabs by municipalities in New Hampshire 7/27/2021
Michigan
Health Care
News Story
Whitmer OKs $385M bill with aid for hospitals, nursing homes 7/27/2021
Michigan
Health Care
News Story
Governor Whitmer signs $385 million bill to aid hospitals and nursing homes 7/27/2021
Missouri
Health Care
Op-Ed
EDITORIAL: Voters, now courts have spoke on Medicaid expansion 7/27/2021
Virginia
Education
News Story
Northam's $250 million HVAC investment leaves education advocates underwhelmed 7/27/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Ohio has 'quite a ways to go' to full recovery 7/27/2021
Missouri
Taxes
News Story
Tax breakdowns differ, but there's some agreement to make Missouri more resilient during recessions 7/27/2021
Oklahoma
Income Support
News Story
Top eviction filers in Tulsa County owned by out-of-state landlords 7/27/2021
Maine
Income Support
News Story
Unless Congress Acts, 20 Million People Will Lose Unemployment Aid in Just 41 Days: Analysis 7/27/2021
Tennessee
Health Care
News Story
Study: Residents Of Southern States Without Medicaid Expansion Have Far More Medical Debt 7/27/2021
Maine
Education
Op-Ed
Addressing the student loan crisis 7/26/2021
West Virginia
Health Care
News Story
Report: A Third Of West Virginians Use Medicaid 7/26/2021
Maine
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
Maine employers can't ask about criminal history until job offer made – but can ask about medical history? 7/26/2021
New Jersey
Equity
News Story
New Jersey Is Replacing Its Lead Water Pipes – All Of Them 7/26/2021
Missouri
Income Support
News Story
New Law Aims To Help Get More Services To Homeless Teens In Missouri 7/26/2021
Ohio
Criminal Justice
News Story
Report Calls For More Non-Police First Responders In Cleveland 7/26/2021
Massachusetts
Education
News Story
The national $1.7T student debt crisis is burdening Central Mass. graduates, but finding solvency is complicated 7/26/2021
Michigan
Taxes
Op-Ed
Child Tax Credit is great, but it's just a beginning 7/25/2021
Connecticut
Income Support
News Story
State residents face rent roulette 7/25/2021
Florida
Criminal Justice
Op-Ed
Another missed opportunity for meaningful juvenile justice reform in Florida 7/25/2021
Arkansas
Work Support and Wages
News Story
The states where the minimum wage is highest in 2021 7/25/2021
Colorado
State Finances
Op-Ed
A session that showed the best and worst of times 7/25/2021
Missouri
Health Care
News Story
Court Sides with Voters, Thwarts GOP Plan to Stop Working People from Getting Health Care 7/24/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Electric bill assistance needed by many in Michigan 7/24/2021
Maine
Criminal Justice
News Story
Maine Law Will Prohibit Employers From Inquiring About Criminal History of Applicants 7/24/2021
Pennsylvania
Education
Op-Ed
We need reinvestment in wake of PASSHE consolidation 7/24/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
West Michigan organizations work on youth homelessness in LGBTQ community 7/24/2021
California
Equity
Op-Ed
Working toward an equitable California never stops 7/24/2021
Pennsylvania
State Finances
Op-Ed
What Abrams did in Ga. is giving inspiration in Pa. 7/23/2021
Oklahoma
Income Support
News Story
Oklahomans Fear Eviction Spike as Federal Moratorium Expires 7/23/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Republicans, progressive groups say Murphy's tax rebate is election year gimmick 7/23/2021
Oklahoma
Income Support
News Story
Serial evictions in Tulsa County add to ongoing eviction crisis as CDC moratorium comes to an end 7/23/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
Public education groups launch referendums 7/23/2021
Maine
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Businesses grapple with summer labor shortage 7/22/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
As deadline nears for former foster youth in Arizona to get aid, advocates push for direct cash payments 7/22/2021
Montana
Education
Op-Ed
Letter to the editor: Quality child care good for economy 7/22/2021
Missouri
Health Care
News Story
Medicaid expansion measure did not violate state constitution, Missouri Supreme Court rules 7/22/2021
Oklahoma
Health Care
News Story
Tribal nations in Oklahoma aim to make a difference in mental health care when the state can't 7/22/2021
Kentucky
Taxes
Op-Ed
A historic victory for Kentucky's children 7/22/2021
Oregon
Health Care
News Story
Oregon Business - Home Is Where Your Health Is 7/22/2021
Vermont
Education
News Story
Vermont lawmakers to pick up education finance reform efforts this fall 7/22/2021
Missouri
Health Care
News Story
Voters Prevail In Missouri: 275,000 To Gain Access To Health Care 7/22/2021
Kentucky
Taxes
Op-Ed
Guest columnist: Expansion of Child Tax Credit a landmark victory in child poverty fight 7/21/2021
New Mexico
State Finances
Op-Ed
LETTER: Government action on oil and gas reform continues 7/21/2021
Connecticut
Education
News Story
National study assesses state standing for child welfare, including successes and struggles 7/21/2021
Vermont
State Finances
Op-Ed
PAI: Where is the federal relief for Vermont municipalities? 7/21/2021
Ohio
Taxes
News Story
The Checks Are Arriving And It Could Cut The Child Poverty Rate Nearly In Half 7/21/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Should the Massachusetts estate tax exemption be raised from the current $1 million? 7/21/2021
District of Columbia
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Excluded Workers Rallied Against Another Exclusion Before the Council Budget Vote 7/21/2021
Michigan
Education
News Story
'We're not getting a lot of young families' 7/21/2021
Utah
Taxes
Op-Ed
The high price of lower taxes 7/21/2021
Maine
Taxes
News Story
Families start receiving Child Tax Credit 7/21/2021
Michigan
Health Care
Op-Ed
Promoting affordable energy and health for all Michigan families 7/21/2021
District of Columbia
State Finances
News Story
Ahead of DC Council's first 2022 budget vote, a look at some of the changes sought by committee chairs 7/20/2021
New Mexico
State Finances
News Story
New Mexico educators say fossil fuel funding is unreliable 7/20/2021
District of Columbia
State Finances
News Story
Chairman Mendelson's Newsletter on Raising Taxes, Annotated 7/20/2021
Connecticut
Income Support
Editorial
EDITORIAL: Pension outlook improves, at least a bit 7/20/2021
Colorado
Work Support and Wages
News Story
If your employer owes you up to $2k, this Denver wage theft law could help you get paid 7/20/2021
New Mexico
State Finances
Op-Ed
Taxpayers Should Not Be Left With The Bill To Clean Up Orphaned Oil And Gas Wells 7/20/2021
Virginia
State Finances
News Story
Interest Groups Lining Up Proposals on How to Spend Federal Funding 7/20/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Whitmer vetoes bill to end extra weekly jobless benefits 7/20/2021
District of Columbia
Income Support
News Story
Advocates Call for Increased Homelessness Prevention Funding at Vigil 7/19/2021
New Mexico
Education
News Story
Tutor program in Albuquerque could set the pace for rest of NM 7/19/2021
Michigan
Education
News Story
Shortage of child care workers leaves parents scrambling to find after-school care 7/19/2021
Massachusetts
State Finances
Op-Ed
Beacon Hill has billions in COVID aid to distribute. Don't hold your breath 7/19/2021
New Mexico
Income Support
News Story
COVID-19's Impact on Food Insecurity and Where We Go From Here 7/19/2021
District of Columbia
Taxes
Op-Ed
Erica Williams and Kimberly Perry: By balancing the tax code, we can fund a just recovery 7/19/2021
Arkansas
State Finances
News Story
Lottery hits records for revenue, scholarship money 7/19/2021
Utah
Taxes
News Story
Romney's Child Tax Credit Plan Lauded By Voices For Utah Children 7/19/2021
Kentucky
Taxes
Op-Ed
Child Tax Credit Expansion is Victory; Let's Not Let it Vanish 7/18/2021
Massachusetts
Education
News Story
Low-income school districts are receiving ‘game changer’ Student Opportunity Act funding. Will achievement gaps finally shrink? 7/18/2021
Louisiana
State Finances
Op-Ed
Jarvis DeBerry: Louisiana is a safer place for Big Oil than Louisiana's people 7/18/2021
Ohio
State Finances
Op-Ed
Ohioans' voices made the state budget better: Wendy Patton 7/18/2021
California
Income Support
News Story
California takes a nibble at offering food stamps to undocumented immigrants 7/18/2021
Tennessee
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Will minimum wage hike help racial wealth gap for service workers? 7/18/2021
Connecticut
Income Support
News Story
Lembo: Extra pension payments mean big savings now 7/17/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Baker signs budget, takes different tack on tax policy - CommonWealth Magazine 7/17/2021
Louisiana
Income Support
News Story
Louisiana to end unemployment benefits for 'gig workers,' self-employed residents in August 7/17/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
Voters approved a tax deduction on charitable donations in 2000. Lawmakers and Baker are odds on whether to delay it again 7/17/2021
Pennsylvania
Equity
News Story
Black Leaders Say Federal COVID Funds Have Passed Over Hardest-Hit Communities 7/16/2021
Maryland
Taxes
Op-Ed
Van Hollen: Republicans Unlikely To Support Extending Expanded Child Tax Credit 7/16/2021
Tennessee
Education
News Story
Average annual Tennessee teacher salary eclipses $52K 7/16/2021
Arkansas
Taxes
News Story
Tax credit to benefit 93% of state children Cash flows to parents' bank accounts 7/16/2021
Vermont
Equity
Op-Ed
PAI: Vermont leads the nation in pay parity 7/16/2021
Arizona
Taxes
Op-Ed
Our View: Monthly checks on way for you and your children, thanks to American Rescue Plan 7/16/2021
New Mexico
Education
Op-Ed
Voice of the Public- Child well-being in New Mexico 7/16/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Direct child tax credit checks start for thousands of Arizona families 7/16/2021
Kentucky
Taxes
Op-Ed
Expansion of child tax credit a landmark in fight against child poverty. Don't let it expire. 7/16/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
Op-Ed
Kelly Allen: Infrastructure alone will not move WV forward 7/16/2021
Michigan
Taxes
News Story
First round of child tax credits begin hitting bank accounts of Michigan families 7/16/2021
Connecticut
Income Support
News Story
Extra pension payments mean big savings for Connecticut now - and down the road 7/16/2021
Ohio
Work Support and Wages
News Story
More Ohioans are entering the job market as state emerges from the COVID-19 crisis, data indicates 7/16/2021
West Virginia
Census
Op-Ed
David Shribman: West Virginia hopes to reverse a decade of decline 7/16/2021
Kentucky
Taxes
News Story
The child tax credit and your family 7/16/2021
Maine
Taxes
News Story
What The Child Tax Credit Could Mean For Maine Families 7/16/2021
Tennessee
Census
News Story
How should Rutherford County use its American Rescue Plan funds? 7/16/2021
Kentucky
Taxes
News Story
'It'll help with bills and food and just all the way around.' Local mom reacts to receiving child tax credit payments 7/16/2021
Florida
Health Care
News Story
Florida seeks $1.1B in federal funding to expand Medicaid home-based services 7/16/2021
Michigan
Taxes
News Story
Michiganders already taking advantage of new child tax credits 7/15/2021
Alabama
Income Support
News Story
How does moratorium affect high-vacancy Alabama? 7/15/2021
New Jersey
Taxes
News Story
Child tax credit expansion set to boost NJ families 7/15/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Child tax credits coming to Ariz. families 7/15/2021
Virginia
Income Support
News Story
As thousands await payment, advocacy groups demand action from Virginia Employment Commission 7/15/2021
Oregon
Income Support
Op-Ed
Time running out for rental assistance 7/14/2021
Arizona
Education
News Story
New Invest In Ed-related Referendum Filed; And Now, There Are Six Petitions Hitting the Streets 7/14/2021
West Virginia
State Finances
News Story
West Virginia: A case study on the impact of population decline 7/14/2021
Georgia
Income Support
News Story
Child tax credit payments poised to hit American family bank accounts - Youth Today 7/14/2021
Pennsylvania
Income Support
News Story
Senator Haywood and Community Leaders Call for Permanent Child Tax Credit Payments 7/14/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Child tax credits are expected to drastically reduce child poverty in Michigan 7/14/2021
Vermont
Education
News Story
Education funding task force gets underway 7/14/2021
Virginia
Taxes
News Story
Virginia's Congressional delegation should support the president's tax justice proposals 7/14/2021
Florida
Health Care
News Story
Florida seeks $1.1B in federal funding to expand Medicaid home-based services 7/14/2021
Pennsylvania
State Finances
Op-Ed
State governments are flush with stimulus cash. Is that a blessing -- or a curse? 7/14/2021
West Virginia
Census
Op-Ed
West Virginia: A case study on the impact of population decline 7/14/2021
Rhode Island
Income Support
News Story
Providence launching Guaranteed Income pilot program 7/14/2021
Maine
State Finances
News Story
Maine Voices: Federal relief funds should target Mainers hit hardest by the pandemic 7/14/2021
West Virginia
Education
News Story
WV school systems are requesting input on how to spend $739M in federal money. Kanawha alone is getting $82M. 7/14/2021
Georgia
Taxes
News Story
Georgia's tax revenue jumps over $3 billion last year 7/13/2021
Georgia
Health Care
News Story
Mental health called Georgia's 'next pandemic' as substance abuse rises 7/13/2021
California
Immigration
News Story
California Considers Offering Food Stamps to Undocumented Immigrants 7/13/2021
Montana
State Finances
News Story
State loses extra federal food money, but has 2-month boost of its own 7/13/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
Child Tax Credit Payments Begin July 15 7/13/2021
Alabama
Income Support
News Story
Expanded child tax credits start Thursday 7/13/2021
Florida
Health Care
News Story
Medicaid advocates urge Florida federal delegation to support $400B for home-based care 7/13/2021
Massachusetts
Income Support
News Story
Providence debuts pilot cash payment program for low-income residents 7/13/2021
Massachusetts
Taxes
News Story
A billion-dollar tax cut for business owners? It's in the Mass. state budget. 7/12/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Advocates try to alert Mich. families about expanded Child Tax Credit 7/12/2021
Ohio
State Finances
Op-Ed
Be Realistic About the State of Ohio Economy 7/12/2021
New Hampshire
Education
Op-Ed
Commentary: School Funding In The State Budget - Subminimal Progress, Significant Harm 7/12/2021
Georgia
Taxes
News Story
Georgia tax revenue leaps more than $3B over last year 7/12/2021
New Jersey
Health Care
News Story
Congressman Andy Kim and Local Health Advocates Highlight How High Drug Prices Hurt New Jersey Seniors and the Need for Rx Drug Reform 7/12/2021
New Hampshire
State Finances
News Story
State budgets are not written in stone 7/12/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
Child tax credit payments begin Thursday, July 15: What you need to know, how you'll get them 7/12/2021
Ohio
State Finances
Op-Ed
Take an honest look at our state 7/12/2021
Georgia
State Finances
News Story
5 Times Georgia Governor Brian Kemp Failed Georgians 7/11/2021
Ohio
Taxes
News Story
Income tax changes: Work-from-home could have bit impact on city budgets 7/11/2021
Michigan
Education
News Story
Pandemic data viewed skeptically 7/11/2021
Maryland
Work Support and Wages
News Story
Baltimore judge postpones unemployment lawsuit hearing to Monday 7/10/2021
Georgia
Income Support
News Story
Expanded federal child tax credit to kick in 7/10/2021
Florida
State Finances
Op-Ed
Improving the well-being of Florida's children is on all of us 7/10/2021
Alabama
State Finances
News Story
42 Alabama groups urge Ivey to drive transformative change with federal COVID-19 relief funds 7/10/2021
Kentucky
State Finances
News Story
ThriveKY meets, provides pandemic advocacy update 7/10/2021
Florida
Education
News Story
State has other options for teacher bonuses, even if U.S. nixes first plan, experts say 7/10/2021
New Jersey
Income Support
News Story
Rep Bill Pascrell, Coalition of Orgs, and Local Families Tout New $300 Per Child Monthly Tax Credit New Jersey Families To Start Receiving This Month 7/9/2021
Arizona
Income Support
News Story
Arizona ending $300 weekly unemployment benefits July 10 7/9/2021
Florida
Education
News Story
Florida has other options for teacher bonuses, even if U.S. nixes first plan, experts say 7/9/2021
Alabama
State Finances
News Story
Groups ask Ivey to spend $4 billion in pandemic aid on those most in need 7/9/2021
West Virginia
Income Support
News Story
Organizers raise awareness for Child Tax Credit to help struggling families 7/9/2021
Ohio
State Finances
News Story
Wealthy Ohio State Lawmakers to Gain From Income Tax Cuts in Budget, Average Ohioan Will Save $75 7/9/2021
Connecticut
State Finances
News Story
CT ranks 8th for child welfare, national study shows 7/8/2021
Georgia
Income Support
News Story
Expanded federal child tax credit kicks in July 15 7/8/2021
Connecticut
Taxes
News Story
With taxes, 'fair' always means 'more' 7/8/2021
Michigan
Income Support
News Story
Analysis: How to get cash back into hands of Michigan families 7/8/2021
Idaho
Taxes
News Story
Pandemic Growth Led This State to Slash Taxes, Issue Rebates 7/7/2021
New Jersey
Education
News Story
NJPP: The Consequences of School Underfunding 7/7/2021
Arizona
Taxes
News Story
Progressive Groups Seek to Reverse Historic Arizona Tax Cuts 7/7/2021
Florida
Education
News Story
When Holocaust education meets critical race theory 7/7/2021
Arizona