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Dylan Scott

Staff Writer

Dylan Scott -- Staff Writer. Dylan graduated from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in 2010. While there, he won an Associated Press award for Best Investigative Reporting for a series of stories on the university’s structural deficit. He then worked at the Las Vegas Sun and Center for Education Reform before joining GOVERNING. He has reported on the Supreme Court’s consideration of the Affordable Care Act and various education reform movements in state and local government. When out of the office, Dylan spends his time watching classic films and reading fantasy fiction. Email | Twitter @DylanLScott  

American politics is a forest filled with intricate family trees, and many offices seem almost hereditary.
Nevada's health insurance exchange plans to sell ads on its website to boost revenue and keep consumers' costs down, but their peers are reluctant to follow.
A Maryland lawmaker plans to introduce legislation next year that would ban discriminatory business practices by book publishers when they sell e-books to public libraries.
With most state-run social service programs, such as Medicaid and food stamps, funded by the feds, who decides whether gay couples will receive those benefits?
The states will receive a one percent increase in the matching rate to their Medicaid program to pay for services that include counseling for healthy diet habits as well as screenings for various cancers and other diseases.
Even though poverty is often linked with higher risks of HIV infection, less than half the states cover routine testing for Medicaid recipients. The feds are offering states an incentive to change that.
Despite pent-up demand for e-books, Montgomery County, Md., libraries are stymied by book publishing pricing practices that are straining budgets. A county resolution calls for a remedy to the problem.
The U.S. House on Friday passed a bill reauthorizing the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA), known as No Child Left Behind, the first passage of major K-12 legislation in more than a decade.
A top Treasury official told a House committee Thursday that there are no immediate plans to delay any other provision in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), though he left open the possibility that that could change.
More than a dozen states introduced legislation to pull out of the Common Core State Standards, but most bills went nowhere.