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Identifying Cyber Attacks in China

The Chinese government can intercept foreign web traffic as it flows to Chinese websites, inject malicious code, and repurpose traffic, according to a report by the Citizen Lab. Read More
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Assessing State Spending on Substance Use Disorders

This report assesses the country’s substance use disorder challenges and states’ role in addressing them. Read More
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Interim Evaluation of Conservation and Sustainable Development Grantmaking in the Lower Mekong

An interim evaluation of conservation and sustainable development grantmaking in the Lower Mekong region of Southeast Asia. Read More
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Report Explores States’ Role in Treating Substance Abuse

The report found that more than 21 million Americans aged 12 and older had a substance abuse disorder in 2013, with only 18 percent of them receiving treatment. Read More
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Report Says U.S. Should Examine Low Enriched Uranium as Navy Fuel

The report endorses funding for research and development on advanced low enriched uranium fuels no later than 2017, in time for development of the next generation nuclear attack submarine. Read More
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Gauging Midwest Preparedness for Immigration Action

States in the Midwest are not uniformly prepared to implement immigration policies advanced by President Obama, potentially jeopardizing $650 million in additional tax revenues for their governments, according to a grantee report. Read More
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Legislating Evidence-Based Policymaking

A brief from the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative reviews state laws that support data-driven decision-making and identifies thematic approaches to promoting data-driven program choices. Read More
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Assessing Illinois’ Deficit

Illinois faces a $9 billion operating deficit in fiscal year 2016, according to a report from the Fiscal Futures Project of the University of Illinois Institute of Government and Public Affairs. Read More
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Unauthorized Population in the U.S. Declining

Unauthorized arrivals in the U.S. have reached their lowest levels since the early 1980s, according to a paper by the Center for Migration Studies. Read More
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Assessing Jail Use in America

There are more than 3,000 jails in the United States, holding 731,000 people on any given day – more than the population of Detroit and nearly as many people as live in San Francisco. Read More
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Supporting Civic Tech Innovation

The Governance Lab Academy has launched a series of coaching programs designed to help participants working in civic engagement and innovation to develop effective projects from idea to implementation. Read More