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State eNews is a biweekly electronic newsletter distributed to more than 13,000 members of The Council of State Governments. State eNews provides readers with timely information about news and trends that affect state government, and offers links to CSG resources that can be used to study issues further.

State eNews Archive

State eNews Issue #37 | January 6, 2010
  • Broadband Stimulus Funds Flowing to States
  • States Brace for Impact of Health Reform
  • States Can Use Federal Dollars for Needle Swaps
State eNews Issue #36 | December 16, 2009
  • Ring in the New—State News Becomes Capitol Ideas
  • States Sell Forgotten Loot on eBay
  • CSG Salutes New Leaders for New Year
  • Outlook on State Revenue and Spending
State eNews Issue #35 | November 18, 2009
  • Addressing Challenges of 21st Century
  • CSG Salutes Innovations in State Government
  • Washington, D.C., Jail Uses RFID Technology
  • Get Beyond the Policy and Politics of Biodiesel
State eNews Issue #34 | November 18, 2009
  • Connect with your Constituents in a Whole New Way
  • Meacham Labels America 'Center Right'
  • Health Reform Creates Challenges for States
State eNews Issue #33 | November 4, 2009
  • From the Expert: 'Great Recession' Still Wrecking State Budgets
  • GOP Picks up Two Governor's Seats
  • Report: States Need 'Literacy Revolution'
  • Plan Targets Children of Incarcerated Parents
State eNews Issue #32 | October 21, 2009
  • From the Expert: Tools to Transform Government
  • States Still Waiting on High-Speed Rail Stimulus Dollars
  • Governor's Offices Up for Vote in New Jersey, Virginia
State eNews Issue #31 | October 7, 2009
  • From the Expert: Stimulus Reporting Deadline Looms
  • Schools Address Childhood Obesity
  • New Jersey Takes Detention Alternatives Statewide
  • CSG Justice Center Launches National Reentry Resource Center
State eNews Issue #30 | September 23, 2009
  • From the Expert: Baucus and the Bottom Line for States
  • CSG Launches College Readiness Campaign
  • State Prison Closures Rock Small Towns
  • Judges Give Insights from the Bench
  • Lieutenant Governor's Appointment a First for New York
State eNews Issue #29 | September 9, 2009
  • Shaping the Legacy of the Recovery Act: A View from the States
  • 'Race to the Top' Standards Criticized
  • NASTD Gives Back to IT High School
State eNews Issue #28 | August 26, 2009
  • Education Stimulus Money Hits States Early
  • Stimulus Rail Funding Won't Fund It All
  • Midwestern Governors Tackle Jobs & Energy Initiatives
State eNews Issue #27 | August 13, 2009
  • Health Care Reform Heats Up
  • Health Care Reform in States
  • States Help in Counting Calories
State eNews Issue #26 | July 29, 2009
  • States Act as Watchdogs for Stimulus Fraud
  • Making Connections through New Media
  • BLC: Two Decades of Work in U.S.-Mexico Relations
State eNews Issue #25 | July 16, 2009
  • Climate Change, Health Reform Could Impact State Budgets
  • States Plug Budget Holes with Stimulus
  • Minnesota, Wisconsin Team Up to Save Money
State eNews Issue #24 | July 2, 2009
  • Broadband Grant Process Open
  • Transportation Overhaul Hits Roadblock
  • Value-Added Tax Could Affect States
State eNews Issue #23 | June 19, 2009
  • Transparency and the Recovery Act
  • Early Colleges Reshaping Education
  • Recession Hits Emergency Management
State eNews Issue #22 | June 4, 2009
  • Experts Tout Results-Driven State Government
  • Travel Season May Still Be Bright
  • CSG Sponsors Early College Webinar
State eNews Issue #21 | May 21, 2009
  • Three Governors Talk Stimulus, Education with CSG
  • Moving Past ‘Dead Ideas’
  • CSG Spring Conference Online
State eNews Issue #20 | May 15, 2009
  • Performance Measurement Goes Beyond Data
  • Fall of Housing Sector Bad News for States
  • Legislative Caucuses Spotlight Mental Health
State eNews Issue #19 | May 1, 2009
  • States Deal with Possible Pandemic
  • States Deal with Budget ‘Structural Imbalance’
  • Transportation Projects Cheaper than Expected
  • Webinar Planned on Advancing Solar Support Programs
State eNews Issue #18 | April 16, 2009
  • States Get Stimulus Dollars to Cut Diesel Emissions
  • Proposal Seeks to Force Sanford’s Hand
  • Pennsylvania Helps Keep Students in School
State eNews Issue #17 | April 2, 2009
  • Financial Authors Keynote CSG Conference
  • Stimulus Money Brings Confusion
  • Grant Expectations for Competitive Stimulus Funds
State eNews Issue #16 | March 26, 2009
  • Stimulating Education: States Make Plans for Funds
  • Stimulus Spurs Hopes for High-Speed Rail
  • Alzheimer’s Costs Rise Dramatically
State eNews Issue #15 | March 19, 2009
  • From the Expert: States Can Have Input on Stimulating Broadband
  • Shoulders to the Wheel of History
  • Plan for the Long-Term with Energy Grants
  • Sanford Wants Stimulus Funds for State’s Debt
State eNews Issue #14 | March 12, 2009
  • From the Expert: Grant Program Funding Saves Criminal Justice Jobs
  • States Jump on Stimulus Grant Train
  • Differing Priorities Create Tension between Cities, States
  • What are Smart Grids and Decoupling?
State eNews Issue #13 | March 5, 2009
  • Stimulus Has Some States’ Branches Working Together, Others a Push-Pull
  • States Grapple with Altering Unemployment Laws to Pursue Extra Stimulus Funds
  • Energy, the Stimulus and the Green Economy
  • Some States Move to Bypass Governor to Receive Stimulus Funds
State eNews Issue #12 | February 26, 2009
  • A message from David Adkins executive director/CEO
  • Governors Aim for Cooperation on Stimulus Funding
  • States Set to Use Stimulus Funds
State eNews Issue #11 | February 18, 2009
  • CSG's Guide to the State Fiscal Stabilization Fund
  • Governors Say Economic Situation 'Scary'
  • Unemployment Just Part of the Story
State eNews Issue #10 | February 12, 2009
  • Congress Close to Final Stimulus Plan
  • National Report on Transportation & Infrastructure Finance
  • CSG Releases Medicaid 101: A Primer for State Legislators
  • New Pew Report Shows How States Can Stabilize Economy
State eNews Issue #9 | January 29, 2009
  • States Await U.S. Senate Action on Stimulus Package
  • States May Get More Money for Medicaid
  • Obama Gives States Power to Regulate Tailpipe Emissions
  • New Hampshire to Give 10th Graders Chance to Graduate Early
State eNews Issue #8 | January 15, 2009
  • State Leaders Face Many Challenges
  • Midwest Prepares Students in Math and Science
  • States Move Forward with Stimulus Packages
State eNews Issue #7 | December 18, 2008
  • States May Soon Get Assistance
  • States Can Take Action on Pensions
  • CSG Members Rate Top Issues for State-Federal Relations
State eNews Issue #6 | December 5, 2008
  • States Take the Lead on Infrastructure Projects
  • Students, Families Caught in Squeeze of Higher Education Affordability
  • Study: Graduation Rate Gap Exists Between Black, White Males
State eNews Issue #5 | November 13, 2008
  • Taking Homes from Unsuspecting Property Owners
  • State Retirement Plans Take a Hit
  • State Retirement Plans Take a Hit
State eNews Issue #4 | October 30, 2008
  • Election Could Bring Changes to States
  • CSG Brings Climate Change Debate to Omaha
  • Innovations Awards Honor Cutting-Edge State Programs
State eNews Issue #3 | October 16, 2008
  • How Much Can Americans Cut Back?
  • Ballot Issues Affecting Legislators Go Before Voters Nov. 4
  • Border Legislators Encourage Continued Cooperation
State eNews Issue #2 | October 2, 2008
  • Tumult on Wall Street Takes Toll on State Finances
  • States Step Up Mortgage Oversight
  • Trends Indicate a Good Election Year for Democrats
State eNews Issue #1 | September 17, 2008
  • States Monitor Gas Prices
  • The Road to Dwindling Transportation Budgets
  • States Turn to Cellulosic Ethanol