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Feds Offer States Deal to Seal HIV-Testing Holes — Aug. 5, 2013

A Fitter Philly — Aug. 1, 2013

In South Carolina, Doctors Write Parks Prescriptions to Combat Obesity — Aug. 1, 2013

How the DOMA Ruling Could Affect State Programs — July 31, 2013

3 States Expanded Medicaid Preventive Services Under Obamacare — July 26, 2013

Maryland County Pioneers Call for Fairer E-Book Prices — July 24, 2013

U.S. House Passes No Child Left Behind Reauthorization — July 19, 2013

Treasury Official: No More Obamacare Delays Coming — July 18, 2013

Why the Common Core Rebellion Fell Short — July 18, 2013

Arkansas Sees Lowest Medicaid Cost Growth in 30 Years — July 15, 2013

Abortion Regs: Protecting Women or Restricting Access? — July 15, 2013

Some State Health Exchanges Won’t Be Finished by Deadline — July 8, 2013

Obamacare Mandate to Have Little Impact on Public Employers — July 3, 2013

The Once and Future Library — July 1, 2013 (for July issue)

The Inscrutable Rick Scott — July 1, 2013 (for July issue)

What the Supreme Court’s Prop. 8 Ruling Means for Voter-Approved Laws — June 26, 2013

Supreme Court Strikes Down DOMA, Punts on Proposition 8 — June 26, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court Sends Affirmative Action Back to Lower Courts — June 24, 2013

Analysis: Obamacare Premiums Lower Than Expected — June 19, 2013

3 States to Offer Additional Subsidies on Health Exchanges — June 17, 2013

Report: Most Graduation Requirements Don’t Align with Common Core — June 13, 2013

The Strange Case of JobsOhio and Public Auditing of Private Firms — June 10, 2013

Private School Tax Credits: Welfare for the Rich? — June 10, 2013

Should Charter School Students be Evaluated? — June 7, 2013

Some Governments Sending Employees to Health Exchanges for Insurance — June 5, 2013

The Untied States of America — June 1, 2013

Federal Data Hub Hobbling Health Exchange Implementation — May 30, 2013

3 GOP Governors, 3 Different Approaches to Medicaid Expansion — May 28, 2013

36 Hours Behind the Scenes of Rhode Island’s Health Exchange — May 22, 2013

Florida Teacher Lawsuit Could Spread to Other States — May 14, 2013

Which States Have the Highest Hospital Prices? — May 9, 2013

Should Food Stamps Pay for Junk Food? — May 7, 2013

Florida Dems Filibuster to Force Medicaid Expansion Debate — May 1, 2013

At a Crossroads — May 1, 2013 (for May issue)

Should Universities Move Away From a Liberal Arts Education? — April 29, 2013

What’s the Back-Up Plan for Health Exchanges? — April 25, 2013

Conservatives Target Illinois for Job Poaching — April 23, 2013

Should Doctors Help the Terminally Ill Die? — April 18, 2013

Could Postponing Medicaid Hospital Cuts Beome the Next ‘Doc Fix’? — April 11, 2013

Obama Calls for Delay in Medicaid Cuts to Hospitals — April 10, 2013

Obama Proposes $75 Billion for Universal Preschool — April 10, 2013

Obama Proposes Energy Program Modeled on Race To The Top — April 10, 2013

Arkansas’ Game-Changing Medicaid Expansion Plan — April 8, 2013

6 Ways States Are Addressing the Doctor Shortage — April 3, 2013

States Choose Managed Care for Medicaid, Medicare — April 1, 2013

The Most Important Moment in the Supreme Court’s DOMA Hearing — March 28, 2013

States’ Rights Debated in Supreme Court DOMA Case — March 27, 2013

Should Private Citizens Defend State Laws in Court? — March 26, 2013

Supreme Court Appears Divided on Gay Marriage — March 26, 2013

Mississippi Dems Weigh ‘Nuclear Option’ to Force Medicaid Debate — March 26, 2013

Gay Marriage in Court: What States Need to Know — March 25, 2013

Philly Feuds With Feds Over Calorie Counts on Menus — March 20, 2013

Maryland’s One-of-a-Kind Plan to Simplify Switching Health Insurance — March 13, 2013

Should Medicaid Incentivize Healthy Behavior? — March 6, 2013

Big Money Starts Seeping Into School Board Elections — March 6, 2013

Back From War and On Their Own — March 1, 2013 (for March issue)

Obamacare Loophole Opens Path for Conservative Health Reforms — Feb. 28, 2013

Chris Christie Agrees to Expand Medicaid in New Jersey — Feb. 27, 2013

GOP Governors Push Obama to Offer Alternative to Sequestration — Feb. 26, 2013

States Work to Smooth Transition from Medicaid to Health Exchanges — Feb. 25, 2013

How Data Can Improve Afterschool Programs for At-Risk Youth — Feb. 25, 2013

Red States May Take Advantage of Obamacare Loophole — Feb. 21, 2013

The Story Behind the Biggest Mistake in Obamacare — Feb. 19, 2013

Health Exchanges: States Avoid ‘Partnership’ But Claim Regulatory Power — Feb. 15, 2013

Details of Obama’s Plan to Expand Early Education Emerge — Feb. 14, 2013

How to Market a Health Insurance Exchange — Feb. 13, 2013

Phoenix Hospitals Tax Themselves to Cash In on Federal Funds — Feb. 12, 2013

Universities Test ‘Tuition Guarantees’ to Curb Student Debt — Feb. 12, 2013

States Will be Pushed to Take Control of Health Exchanges — Feb. 8, 2013

Can Medicaid Dental Coverage Boost the Economy? — Feb. 6, 2013

Property Tax Revenue Limits Squeeze School Budgets — Feb. 6, 2013

States Send Warning to Feds with Medicaid Expansion ‘Triggers’ — Feb. 5, 2013

The $20 Eye Surgery that Could Save the World — Feb. 1, 2013 (for February issue)

Keep Calm and Fix College — Feb. 1, 2013 (for February issue)

Maryland Lt. Gov. Redefines Job to Work for Him — Jan. 30, 2013

Rebranding ‘Get Your Flu Shot’: Localities Test New Messages — Jan. 25, 2013

Health Reform Timelines Called Into Question Again — Jan. 23, 2013

Delaware Sets Early Example for Partnership Health Exchanges — Jan. 21, 2013

Why GOP Governors Are Coming Around the Medicaid Expansion — Jan. 16, 2013

What if State Law Doesn’t Comply with the Affordable Care Act? — Jan. 16, 2013

Design Plays Limited Role in Improving School Safety — Jan. 14, 2013

Mental Health Care Transformation Coming to America — Jan. 10, 2013

5 Pending Medicaid Waivers to Watch in 2013 — Jan. 2, 2013

Issues to Watch 2013 — Jan. 1, 2013 (feature for January issue)

The Millennials in the Mayor’s Seat — Jan. 1, 2013 (feature for January issue)

Libraries Readying for Flood of E-Readers After Christmas — Dec. 20, 2012

The Government Guide to the End of the World — Dec. 19, 2012

Health Enterprise Zones: Maryland’s Unique Approach — Dec. 18, 2012

Nebraska Lawmakers Could Override Veto on Medicaid Expansion — Dec. 10, 2012

How a Minnesota County Solved the Medicaid Expansion Problem — Dec. 4, 2012

Public Health Makes It Case During Fiscal Cliff Talks — Dec. 3, 2012

Medicaid: What Now? — Dec. 1, 2012 (feature for December issue)

State Savings in Medicaid Expansion Outweigh Costs — Nov. 26, 2012

Waiting to Exhale: GPS Inhalers Identify Asthma Hotspots — Nov. 23, 2012

Medicaid Teetering on the Fiscal Cliff — Nov. 21, 2012

State Courts Go Digital as Pressures Mount — Nov. 15, 2012

How Higher Education Could Save Medicaid — Nov. 13, 2012

What’s Next for the Affordable Care Act? — Nov. 7, 2012

Instagramming Your Ballot? It Might Be a Crime — Nov. 7, 2012

Marijuana Legalized in Colorado and Washington — Nov. 7, 2012

Super/Power – Nov. 1, 2012 (feature for November issue)

Romney Restates Pledge to Return FEMA to States — Oct. 29, 2012

Without Medicaid Expansion, Hospital Uncompensated Care Would Grow — Oct. 26, 2012

25 States Don’t Know What Kind of Health Exchange They’ll Have — Oct. 25, 2012

As Retiree Health Benefits Decline, Exchanges Seen as Saviors — Oct. 25, 2012

Food-Safety Inspectors Struggle to Keep Up — Oct. 23, 2012

Why Isn’t Education a Bigger Political Issue in 2012? — Oct. 18, 2012

Local Health Departments Tested by Meningitis Outbreak — Oct. 17, 2012

Meningitis Outbreak Puts State Regulations Under Microscope — Oct. 15, 2012

A Fresh Start: City Requires Corner Stores to Sell Healthy Produce — Oct. 11, 2012

Are State Employee Health Plans the Best? 2 States Say Yes — Oct. 4, 2012

Obama, Romney Spar on Medicaid in First Debate — Oct. 4, 2012

Ohio Colleges Will Create Performance-Based Funding Formula — Oct. 2, 2012

Obamacare v. Romneycare: Which States Would Be Most Affected? — Oct. 2, 2012

Stay at Home, Mom — Oct. 1, 2012 (feature for October issue)

Is It Do-or-Die Time for Parent Trigger Laws? — Sept. 27, 2012

Can Employee Health Clinics Save Cities and States Money? — Sept. 21, 2012

Strict Federal Rules for Health Exchange Data Rankle States — Sept. 19, 2012

Kansas Helps Developmentally Disabled Get to Work — Sept. 13, 2012

Hacking of Utah Health Exchange Raises Security Questions — Sept. 12, 2012

Could the Chicago Teachers Strike Spread? Not Likely — Sept. 12, 2012

North Dakota Investigation Implicates Petition Fraud — Sept. 7, 2012

Health Exchange Navigators Still an Unknown for Most States — Sept. 4, 2012

With Open Arms — Sept. 1, 2012 (feature for September issue)

Senior Job Training: Growing Need, Shrinking Budgets — Aug. 31, 2012

Texas Confronts Human Trafficking With Its Own Policies — Aug. 31, 2012

San Antonio Mayor Echoes Obama’s Education Goals — Aug. 31, 2012

How a Big County and a Small Village Solved a Major Health Problem — Aug. 16, 2012

CDC: Adult Obesity Rates Above 30 Percent in 12 States — Aug. 13, 2012

Paul Ryan VP Nomination Ignites Medicaid Questions — Aug. 13, 2012

K-12 Infrastructure Investments in Steep Decline Since 2009 — Aug. 9, 2012

What Impact Will Health Care Have on 2012 State Elections — Aug. 8, 2012

CMS: States Can Adopt Medicaid Expansion, Then Drop It — Aug. 6, 2012

Michigan Emergency Managers Outsource Education — Aug. 2, 2012

Over-the-Counter Culture — Aug. 1, 2013 (feature for August issue)

Chick-fil-A Controversy: Chicago, Boston Threaten Bans — July 27, 2012

Localities Respond to ‘Dark Knight Rises’ Shooting — July 20, 2012

Maine’s LePage Has History With Reducing Medicaid Rolls — July 19, 2012

How Would A Block Grant Change Medicaid? — July 18, 2012

House GOP Proposes Defunding Health-Care Reform — July 17, 2012

9 States Apply for Health Exchange Grants — July 12, 2012

State-Run Pensions for Private-Sector Employees Proposed — July 10, 2012

Medicaid Directors Question CMS on Supreme Court Decision — July 9, 2012

Jobs Report: Government Employment, Jobless Rate Relatively Unchanged — July 6, 2012

Hospitals Likely to Lobby on Medicaid Expansion — July 3, 2012

The Trouble with Twitter — July 1, 2012 (feature for July issue)

Twitter Impersonators Take Public Officials’ Image — July 1, 2012 (sidebar for July issue)

Gearing Up Down South — July 1, 2012 (feature for July issue)

Medicaid Expansion: Which States Have Most at Stake? — June 29, 2012

Health Ruling Sets Up for Potential Fallout for Federalism — June 29, 2012

After Court Ruling, States Turn to Health Exchanges — June 28, 2012

Supreme Court Ruling: Uncertain Future for Medicaid Expansion — June 28, 2012

Supreme Court Upholds Health-Care Law with Mandate — June 28, 2012

Citizens United Supersedes State Laws: Supreme Court — June 20, 2012

Report: ACA Prevention Fund at Work in State and Local Public Health — June 20, 2012

Top CMS Official to Step Down in July — June 15, 2012

CMS: State Medicaid Spending Outpaces National Averages — June 12, 2012

U.S. Youth Spend More Time on Computers, Less in Front of TV — June 11, 2012

2012 Health Datapalooza Takes Pulse of Open Data Movement — June 6, 2012

If ACA is Overturned: What Happens to $1 Billion in Exchange Grants? — June 5, 2012

If ACA is Overturned: What Happens to Medicaid? — June 4, 2012

Report: States Must Address Veterinary Workforce Needs — May 31, 2012

What Will Common Core Standards Cost States? — May 30, 2012

Map: 8 More States Receive NCLB Waivers — May 30, 2012

CDC Faults State Spending on Anti-Smoking Efforts — May 25, 2012

Ohio Casinos Open with High Hopes for Tax Revenues — May 24, 2012

Alabama and Maine Adopt Pension Forfeiture Laws — May 22, 2012

K-12 Education’s Broadband Needs Continue to Grow — May 21, 2012

Red States Unswayed By Federal Health Exchange Plan — May 18, 2012

Rhode Island Awaiting Proposals for Health Exchange Software — May 15, 2012

America’s Most Bike-Friendly Communities Named — May 14, 2012

Family Responsibilities Discrimination Laws Being Raised by States — May 11, 2012

State and Local Officials React to Obama’s Support for Same-Sex Marriage — May 10, 2012

State Student Aid Could Broaden College Access — May 9, 2012

Repurposing Schools Gives Life to Vacant Buildings — May 7, 2012

Power Lines — May 1, 2012 (feature for May issue)

Health Impact Assessments: Bringing Health to All Policies — April 26, 2012

Video Games in the Classroom? — April 25, 2012

Health Exchange Special Sessions Could Be Called — April 20, 2012

Report: Zoning Laws Could Hinger Low-Income Student Achievement — April 19, 2012

New York Takes Rhode Island Route: ACA Exchange Via Executive Order — April 16, 2012

Political Demographic Trends Brighter for Democrats — April 11, 2012

State Pre-K Funding Stagnates After Economic Downturn — April 10, 2012

South Dakota Hires Firm to Recruit Out-of-State Workers — April 4, 2012

2012 County Health Rankings Highlight Income Gap — April 3, 2012

Occupy Salt Lake City Ends Peacefully — April 1, 2012 (online version of print department)

The Supreme Court and Health Care Reform: Reactions — March 29, 2012

Federalism on Trial at the Supreme Court — March 28, 2012

Supreme Court Possibly Divided on Medicaid Expansion — March 28, 2012

Supreme Court Confronts Mandate’s Severability — March 28, 2012

Individual Mandate Debated Before the Supreme Court — March 27, 2012

Do States Have Standing to Challenge the Individual Mandate? — March 26, 2012

Supreme Court Begins Hearings on the Affordable Care Act — March 26, 2012

The Affordable Care Act: Implications for Federalism — March 23, 2012

Rhode Island’s Health Exchange Evolution — March 23, 2012

Rhode Island’s Health Insurance Exchange Implementation: A Case Study — March 21, 2012

Spring Break! How Cities Prepare for an Increase in Tourists — March 17, 2012

What Will the Supreme Court Ask About Health Reform? — March 15, 2012

How Can Localities Support Job Growth? — March 12, 2012

Some States Still Skeptical of NCLB Waivers — March 8, 2012

House Republicans Introduce Legislation Overhauling Medicaid — March 7, 2012

Proposed Cuts to Critical Access Hospitals Draw Fire — March 2, 2012

Can Data Build the Perfect Teacher? — March 1, 2012 (feature for March issue)

Map: 26 More States Apply for NCLB Waivers — Feb. 29, 2012

Scandals Spur Action on Pension Forfeitures — Feb. 29, 2012

HHS Proposes Cost-Sharing Rules for Exchanges — Feb. 27, 2012

Census: More Than 30 Percent of Americans Have Bachelor’s Degree — Feb. 24, 2012

State Legislators Advocate for Medicaid Expansion in ACA — Feb. 23, 2012

Questions of Equity and Flexibility Meet Obama’s Teacher Grant Proposal — Feb. 16, 2012

Two Paths Toward Common Core Assessments — Feb. 15, 2012

Preventive Health Efforts Could Be Hindered by Proposed Budget — Feb. 15, 2012

Obama’s Budget Could Shift Medicaid Costs to States — Feb. 13, 2012

Obama’s Education Budget Focus on Teachers and Higher Ed — Feb. 13, 2012

Health Information Exchanges Implementation Encounter Obstacles — Feb. 9, 2012

States Begin Implementing Common Core Standards — Feb. 7, 2012

States Face Crucial Choices Over Essential Health Benefits — Feb. 3, 2012

Toyotacare — Feb. 1, 2012 (feature for February issue)

When the River Runs Dry — Feb. 1, 2012 (feature for February issue)

CBO Estimates Falling Deficits in 2012 — Jan. 31, 2012

White House Introduces Race To The Top for Colleges — Jan. 27, 2012

Are States Willing to Require School Attendance Until Age 18? — Jan. 25, 2012

Obama: States Should Require Students to Graduate — Jan. 25, 2012

States Turn to Technology to Improve Medicaid and CHIP Programs — Jan. 19, 2012

Can States and School Districts Cut Costs Through Digital Learning? — Jan. 17, 2012

Study: Medicaid Anti-Smoking Programs Lead to Significant Savings — Jan. 13, 2012

HHS: Insurance Premium Increase ‘Unreasonable’ — Jan. 12, 2012

New NCLB Reauthorization Bills Introduced in U.S. House — Jan. 6, 2012

Ten Years, Two Administrations Under No Child Left Behind — Jan. 6, 2012

HHS Denies Medical Loss Ratio Waivers for Kansas and Oklahoma — Jan. 4, 2012

How Will the Iowa Caucuses Affect the GOP Nomination Race — Jan. 4, 2012

Defending the Right to Vote in Denver — Jan. 1, 2012 (for January issue)

Issues to Watch 2012 — Dec. 30, 2011 (feature for January issue; with John Buntin, Caroline Cournoyer, Elizabeth Daigneau and Tod Newcombe)

Putting the Brakes on Buy Here, Pay Here Dealerships — Dec. 28, 2011

Top 10 Daily Digits from 2011 — Dec. 23, 2011

Report: State and Localities Face Reduced Support for Health Emergencies — Dec. 22, 2011

Checking Up on Health Insurance Exchanges — Dec. 21, 2011

HHS Releases Proposal fo Essential Health Benefits Package — Dec. 16, 2011

48% of U.S. Schools Failed Federal Benchmarks — Dec. 15, 2011

NEA Embraces Reforms for Teacher Preparation and Development — Dec. 13, 2011

Significant Disparity Persists in State Medicaid Spending — Dec. 7, 2011

How Does Your State Fare in U.S. Health Rankings? — Dec. 7, 2011

Study: Some Title I Schools Receive Less State and Local Money — Dec. 1, 2011

Teaching Workforce Could Take Hit from Sequestration Cuts — Nov. 30, 2011

10 States Take U.S. EPA to Court over Air Quality Standards — Nov. 17, 2011

NCLB Waiver Requests Present New Path Forward — Nov. 15, 2011

Higher Education Confronts Its Own Achievement Gap — Nov. 10, 2011

Miss. Voters Turn Down Personhood Initiative — Nov. 9, 2011

Could More High School Vocational Programs Prep for Jobs? — Nov. 8, 2011

States Find SORNA Non-Compliance Cheaper — Nov. 7, 2011

U.S. Students Make Modest Gains in Math and Reading — Nov. 2, 2011

Tight Budgets Force State Medicaid Officers to Get Creative — Nov. 1, 2011

The Man Behind U.S. Transportation’s Future — Nov. 1, 2011 (for November issue)

Mayors Opt for Balanced Response to Occupy Protests — Oct. 28, 2011

Developing the Perfect Teacher Evaluation Policies — Oct. 28, 2011

CAP, Fordham Offer Solutions to Teacher Pension Crisis — Oct. 25, 2011

Combined State Debt: More than $4 Trillion in FY 2011 — Oct. 25, 2011

What States Allow Ownership of Exotic Animals — Oct. 20, 2011

Panel Finds Public Disconnect Regarding U.S. Fiscal Policy — Oct. 17, 2011

NCLB Reauthorization Would Eliminate Adequate Yearly Progress System — Oct. 12, 2011

How Much Should School Superintendents Be Paid — Oct. 10, 2011

Ala. Educators Want Children of Immigrants in Schools — Oct. 6, 2011

What Could Extended School Schedules Do for Students? — Oct. 4, 2011

CT Legislature Uses Social Media Testimony in Irene Hearing — Sept. 26, 2011

Positive Response to Obama’s NCLB Waiver Plan — Sept. 23, 2011

Fixing NCLB: One Superintendent’s Take — Sept. 22, 2011

How to Create ‘Good Jobs’ — Sept. 21, 2011

Some Good, Some Bad for States in Obama’s Deficit Plan — Sept. 20, 2011

Should Cities Mandate Sick Leave? — Sept. 15, 2011

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