States are increasingly investing in community health workers to improve their residents' health.
The disease was nearly eradicated around 2000 but has been on the rise since 2012. Health officials partially blame the opioid epidemic.
A small number of states, however, are starting to let homeless people get IDs and birth certificates for free. Advocates hope the idea becomes a national trend.
From blunt criticism to cautious optimism, not a single governor has given the House bill a full-throated endorsement.