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January 18, 2019
Wisconsin Attorney General: ‘Wedding Barns’ Subject to State Liquor Laws
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says barns rented for weddings and other events require liquor licenses.
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January 17, 2019
New Jersey Considers Defined-Contribution Public Employee Pensions
Legislators are considering moving new state and local public employees from the Garden State’s underfunded pension systems to defined-contribution plans.
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Criminal Justice
January 17, 2019
Trump Signs Bipartisan 'First Step' Criminal Justice Reform
One of the largest reforms of the federal criminal justice system in generations is now law.
Education
January 16, 2019
Florida Supreme Court Rebuffs Challenge to Public School System
The Court ruled that the adequacy of the schools is a political question, not a judicial question
Taxes
January 16, 2019
Pennsylvania Lawmakers Consider Property-Tax Swap Bill
Bill would slash property taxes, hike state personal income tax

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January 18, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel says barns rented for weddings and other events require liquor licenses.
January 17, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Legislators are considering moving new state and local public employees from the Garden State’s underfunded pension systems to defined-contribution plans.
January 17, 2019
By Sarah Quinlan
One of the largest reforms of the federal criminal justice system in generations is now law.
January 16, 2019
By Joe Barnett
The Court ruled that the adequacy of the schools is a political question, not a judicial question
January 16, 2019
By Jeff Reynolds
Bill would slash property taxes, hike state personal income tax
January 16, 2019
The New York City Council is supporting a proposal from Albany to take over the state’s health care system by creating a “Medicare for All” program, over the objections of hospitals and labor union leaders.
January 16, 2019
Twelve state attorneys general filed a lawsuit against several information technology companies and their subsidiaries, alleging poor business practices led directly to the theft of private health care data of 3.9 million people in a 2015 data breach.
January 14, 2019
By Ashley Herzog
Students in statewide school choice program ace ACT test
January 14, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
The federal production tax credit for wind energy producers has cost the U.S. government billions of dollars in revenues while benefiting just a few large corporations, says a new study by the Texas Public Policy Foundation.
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January 11, 2019
By Bonner R. Cohen
Voters in Colorado overwhelmingly rejected a ballot initiative that would have prevented new oil and gas development on approximately 85 percent of the nonfederal land in the state.
January 11, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
Nebraska’s Medicaid expansion is creating a budget crisis that will likely force cuts to other government programs.
January 11, 2019
A retired trucker has filed paper - work to put Medicaid expansion on Missouri’s 2020 election ballot.
January 11, 2019
By Sarah Lee
Montana’s governor is attempting to continue the state’s Medicaid expansion program, even though voters in the 2018 election rejected a ballot initiative to continue it.
January 10, 2019
By Jim Lakely
UPU requires USPS to subsidize Chinese shipments to U.S.
January 10, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
State law preempts Oklahoma counties from unilaterally restricting energy development, the Oklahoma Supreme Court has ruled.
January 8, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
State laws fail to consider ability to pay
January 8, 2019
By Kenneth Artz
A large number of Republican members of the Congressional Climate Solutions Caucus lost their seats in the November midterm elections.
January 8, 2019
By Sarah Lee
The number of patient visits to U.S. emergency rooms increased by 31 percent from 2012 to 2016, a new study reports.
January 8, 2019
By Ashley Bateman
OneCare Vermont—the state’s all-payer health care network that works in tandem with Medicare, Medicaid, commercial, and self-funded insurance programs —is coming under increased scrutiny, as administrators failed to release data on the program.
January 7, 2019
By Linnea Lueken
North Carolina voters passed a ballot initiative establishing hunting and fishing as rights protected in the state’s constitution.