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Assessing State Prison Health Care Spending

Health care for prison inmates accounts for about a fifth of state correctional budgets, according to a report released by the State Health Care Spending Project. Read More
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Report Examines Capital Budgeting in States

The report offers a state-by-state analysis of the ways states are developing and implementing capital spending plans for investments such as roads, bridges, university buildings, prisons, water resources, and more. Read More
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Toolkit Helps State Budget Officers Implement Health Care Reforms

The MacArthur-supported toolkit addresses how to assess the impact of care delivery and payment reforms, evaluate Medicaid managed care expansions, and monitor the health insurance marketplace. Read More
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Civic Federation Warns Against Using Extended Tax Increase for New Spending in Illinois

The report calls on the state to use any increased revenue generated in the budget to stabilize state finances by significantly reducing the massive backlog of unpaid bills. Read More

“Academia and the Foreign Policy-making Process” Speech by Robert Gallucci

Speech delivered at the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington by Foundation President Robert Gallucci. Read More
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Insuring the Uninsured: Evaluating the Oregon Health Insurance Experiment

The brief evaluates the Office of Oregon Health Policy and Research’s Oregon Health Insurance Experiment, which expanded Medicaid coverage to a limited number of individuals selected by a lottery. Read More
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Benefit-Cost Analysis in Support of Children, Youth, and Families

Benefit-cost analyses hold great promise for influencing policies related to children, youth, and families, according to a report from the Institute of Medicine National Academy of Sciences. Read More