Several states have already passed right-to-work laws this year -- and their reach may finally expand into the Northeast.
Several states are preparing to offer a retirement plan that helps private-sector workers -- and taxpayers -- save money.
It's a win-win: Employees grow their careers and the public sector grows, or at least maintains, its workforce.
They're least prevalent in the South and places with right-to-work laws. See how your state compares.