Stateline 2013 State of the States
Stateline recently released its 13th annual State of the States looking at what key issues legislatures are debating this year.
This was the year of big majorities in state houses.
States are climbing out of their budget deficits, but Washington’s budget woes might dampen the rebound.
States are moving faster than Washington on social issues.
The nation is still recovering from 2012’s natural disasters and the forecast for 2013 doesn’t look much better.
The Affordable Care Act will bring the U.S. closer than ever to universal health insurance. Just how close it gets will be up to individual states.