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March 2, 2016

SCOTUS Hampers States' Health Transparency Efforts

The U.S. Supreme Court dealt a blow Tuesday to nascent efforts to track the quality and cost of health care, ruling that a 1974 law precludes states from requiring that every health care claim involving their residents be submitted to a massive database.
December 7, 2015

The Daily Life of Abortion Providers: Stalking, Hate Mail and Intimidating Protesters

Since 1993, 11 people have been killed in abortion-related attacks — doctors, clinic staff, and last week, a police officer and two visitors in the line of fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs.
August 11, 2014

Tobacco Money May Be Hazardous to States' Fiscal Health

Politicians wanted upfront cash from a legal victory over Big Tobacco, and bankers happily obliged. The price? A handful of states promised to repay $64 billion on just $3 billion advanced.
May 12, 2014

What Happened to Andrew Cuomo's Transparency Pledge?

After pledging to be open about communications, New York gov. keeps emails in the shadows
October 17, 2013

Catholic Hospitals Are Growing. Is That a Good Thing?

Women and gays in Washington state are bracing for limits on care, and calling for public debate.
August 7, 2012

Is Your Neighbor a Democrat? A New App Can Tell You

The Obama campaign's new mobile app includes a Google map for canvassers that recognizes your current location and marks nearby Democratic households with small blue flags.
February 10, 2012

Colorado Redistricting Had Inside Help

Colorado was supposed to be an exception to the bitter fights over gerrymandering that define redistricting in much of the nation.
January 27, 2012

Dems Governors’ Gathering Gets Big Bucks Selling Prime Spot Next to Gov. Cuomo

The price for seats on a closed-door panel with New York Gov. — and noted campaign finance reformer — Andrew Cuomo? $50,000.