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Week in Review, April 17th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Consider the public's changing attitudes about drug policy. (Pew Research Center, April 2, 2014)
  • Explore the economic significance of more women working full time and year-round. (Center for American Progress, April 2014)
  • See which states produced the most wind-generated electricity in 2013. (U.S. Energy Information Administration, April 15, 2014)
  • Examine consumers' use of payday loans. (Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, March 2014)

Week in Review, April 10th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Track the wellbeing of U.S. children across various demographics. (Institute for Child, Youth and Family Policy, Brandeis University, March 12, 2014)
  • Examine the current state of Medicaid expansion decisions and the effect on poor uninsured adults. (Kaiser Family Foundation, April 2, 2014)
  • Compare election administration performance among the states. (Pew Charitable Trusts, April 8, 2014)
  • Read about an increase in calls to poison centers involving e-cigarette liquids. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, April 3, 2014)
 

Week in Review, April 3rd

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Examine public education state rankings and statistics. (National Education Association, March 12, 2014)
  • Explore the 2012 Economic Census Advance Report, notable for highlighting significant increases in oil and gas mining and extraction. (U.S. Census Bureau, March 26, 2014)
  • Read about state Medicaid coverage of tobacco cessation treatments. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, March 28, 2014)
  • Consider how public support for the death penalty is on the decline, although a majority of people still support it. (Pew Research Center, March 28, 2014)

Week in Review, March 27th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Check out statistics on the Texas Triangle. (America 2050, Regional Plan Association, 2014)
  • Examine the financial impact of for-profit colleges in California, New York, Ohio, and Texas. (Nexus Research and Policy Center, March 2014)
  • Consider rising retirement confidence levels. (Employee Benefit Research Institute, March 2014)
  • Read about greehouse gas emission standards in cars and trucks. (Congressional Research Service, March 13, 2014)
  • Review the 2012 census of agriculture. (U.S. Department of Agriculture, February 2014)

Week in Review, March 20th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Explore poverty data on suburban areas. (Metropolitan Policy Program at Brookings, 2014)
  • Consider the overall decline in crime rates and imprisonment. (Pew Charitable Trusts, March 14, 2014)
  • Read about the Trade Promotion Authority and whether Congress might renew the authority. (Congressional Research Service, January 13, 2014)
  • Examine conditions and performance of the federal highway system. (Federal Highway Administration, January 31, 2014)

Week in Review, March 13th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Read about the narrowing pay gap between men and women. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, March 2014)
  • Examine recent findings on intimate partner violence. (National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, February 2014)
  • Find maps of all kinds in one place. (Google Maps Gallery, 2014)
  • Explore traffic congestion around the world and see where Texas cities rank. (INRIX, accessed March 12, 2014)
  • Consider the financial effects of opting out of the Medicaid expansion. (Health Affairs Blog, January 30, 2014)

Week in Review, March 6th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
 
 

Week in Review, February 27th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Examine the air quality standards for ozone. (U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, February 2014)
  • Consider the effects of a minimum wage increase. (Congressional Budget Office, February 2014)
  • Review recent state laws on prescription drug identification. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, accessed February 2014)
  • Read about the steep decline in the obesity rate in young children over the last decade. (The New York Times, February 25, 2014)
 

Week in Review, February 20th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other healpful research tools.
  • Read about rail transport of crude oil. (Congressional Research Service, February 6, 2014)
  • Check out a state-by-state overview of the tech trade. (TechAmerica Foundation, 2014)
  • Consider debit and prepaid cards offered to students by colleges. (U.S. Government Accountability Office, February 2014)
  • Explore state and county health insurance coverage estimates from the American Community Survey. (State Health Access Data Assistance Center, 2014)
  • Examine the School Breakfast Program and its impact on low-income children. (Food Research and Action Center, January 2014)

Week in Review, February 13th

In this weekly post, we feature online articles and policy reports published recently, and other helpful research tools.
  • Examine U.S.–Mexico relations. (Congressional Research Service, January 30, 2014)
  • Consider the effect of child passenger restraint laws on child passenger fatalities and whether children are buckled up. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, February 2014)
  • See how a college degree affects earnings over a lifetime. (Pew Research Center, February 11, 2014)
  • Track the increasing number of earthquakes in the central and eastern U.S. (U.S. Geological Survey, January 17, 2014)

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