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After a year in space, Scott Kelly finally made it back home to Houston
The latest Medal of Honor recipient wants to go back to war. Why that's a rarity.
Transit systems are growing too complex for the human mind
Mitt Romney: 'Trump is a phony, a fraud' who is 'playing the American public for suckers'
US delivers 8 Black Hawks to Jordan for its anti-IS battle
As SAT enters a new era this week, students say the exam has improved
Here's who supports Donald Trump - and why
Child porn earned him 50 years in jail, but he just got his conviction overturned
Sea lion pups are starving because their moms are eating 'junk food'
Sea lion pups are starving because their moms are eating 'junk food'
Donald Trump really does believe all press is good press
Has Chris Christie given up on New Jersey?
Gunmen kill Honduran Indian, environmentalist leader
The Latest: Migrants also stranded on Serbia-Croatia border
Tsunami buoys malfunctioned as powerful quake hit Indonesia
After 72-hour wait at airport, Kuwait allows Syrians in
Cambodia arrests 38 Chinese citizens sought by Beijing
German official slams police tolerance of hate speech
Gazprom and Bank of China sign 2 billion euro, 5-year loan
Venezuela opposition picks strategy to oust President Maduro
On Leadership: The worst kind of boss is not the one who's always a jerk
Would you rather have an unfair boss some of the time or all of the time?The answer seems like it would be an obvious one. But it isn't.A new study finds that employees are less stressed and have more job satisfaction when their bosses are always unfair than when their boss is unpredictable.
Sports Authority files for bankruptcy protection, will close 140 stores
Once the world's largest sporting goods retailer, Sports Authority filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy Wednesday and said it will close 140 stores, nearly a third of its locations, over the next three months.
Target ramps up spending on logistics to win your shopping dollars
NEW YORK -- As Target looks to build on improved store traffic and a holiday-season surge in digital sales, the big-box retailer said Wednesday that it plans to boost annual spending on technology and supply chain initiatives to as much as $2.5 billion a year by 2017, sharply higher than the $1.4 billion spent last year.
 stateline.org - State and Local Issues

Latest state and local issue stories and analyses from stateline.org and the Pew Center on the States.

States move slowly toward digital textbooks
Despite enthusiasm for digital textbooks at the national level, states have been slow to get on board. But the movement is gaining strength.
Indiana gov squashes vp speculation
TODAY'S TAKE: Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels is the latest GOP governor who says he's not interested in becoming Mitt Romney's running mate.
Note to readers: A new Stateline is coming soon
Stateline and the Pew Center on the States are launching a new website at Pewstates.org
AZ: Arizona's immigration law gets its day in U.S. Supreme Court
When Paul Clement walks into the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday he's going to try to convince at least five justices that Arizona has an inherent right to enforce federal immigration laws.
NC: North Carolina judge vacates death penalty under racial justice law
In a landmark ruling, a North Carolina judge on Friday vacated the death penalty of a black man convicted of murder, saying prosecutors across the state had engaged in deliberate and systematic racial discrimination when striking black potential jurors in death penalty cases.
NJ: New Jersey drops out of lawsuit against EPA over ozone
New Jersey has dropped out of a lawsuit challenging the White House decision to bypass strict ozone standards that the EPA had recommended as necessary to protect human health.
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Current Issues State of the Union Address - 2004
Information and resources on Pres. Bush's 2004 State of the Union Address

President Bush's 2004 State of the Union Address, 1/20/2004: Responses: State of the Union News Coverage: Historical Coverage of State of the Union Addresses:
 Governing.com - State and Local News
Governing.com
The Way We Tax: A 50-State Report
The vast majority of state tax systems are inadequate for the task of funding a 21st-century government. Most of those tax systems are also unfair. They break the golden rule of tax equity: collect the lowest possible rates on the widest possible base of taxpayers.
Governing February Issue
Articles:
  • Assessments: Alan Ehrenhalt on living with "lifestyle centers"
  • Potomac Chronicle: Donald F. Kettl on the states as beggars
  • Technology: Thomas R. Davies on outside resources for new IT leaders
  • Tax Talk: David Brunori on the principles of sound tax policy
  • Economic Development: William Fulton on how a city's size affects its competitiveness
  • Environment: Tom Arrandale on the risks of weakening longstanding laws


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