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Infant mortality rates have dropped in expansion states and risen in nonexpansion states.
There's a problem with the Trump administration's proposal that Secretary Ben Carson defended before Congress on Tuesday. Local authorities don't want to enforce it.
The Republican governor of Indiana has quietly become one of the most effective and popular state leaders in the country.
New studies shed light on how low-income children can beat the odds that are against them in school and beyond.
In Tuesday's GOP primary, Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin won a bare majority of the vote.
The short-term effects haven't been as bad as predicted, but local governments are still worried about the long term.
We need to reimagine them and invest in them as platforms for health, equity and neighborhood wellbeing.
An innovative apprenticeship program is working to bring some of Los Angeles' neediest residents into the city's workforce.
One state tried to remove local governments' power to dictate things like paint colors.
What's likely the most comprehensive research of its kind doesn't bode well for tax incentives.
Less than half of the states where the drug treatment is legal protect patients from employment discrimination. Courts have generally sided with employers -- until recently.
On Monday, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee signed the nation's first "public option" health insurance bill. Other states aren't far behind.
Tim Storey, who will take over as NCSL's executive director, has pledged to maintain the organization's bipartisan approach.
All but one of America's presidents between 1976 and 2004 were governors. Since then, state leaders have barely stood a chance at the Oval Office.