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Non-Candidate Spending On the Rise In State Elections

Non-candidate spending has increased in state elections since 2010, in part because of the U.S. Supreme Court’s Citizens United decision, according to “Who’s Calling the Shots in State Politics?” Read More
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Workshop Explores Changes in Public Science Engagement

Storytelling, standup comedy, and use of the arts are just some of the ways of mainstreaming science, according to a report about contemporary public science engagement. Read More
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Platform Enables Next Generation of Open City Data

The platform is designed to help government officials and researchers harness the potential of data released by governments to advance policy, research, and public engagement in cities. Read More
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Midwest Immigration Integration Initiatives on the Rise

A report from the Chicago Council on Global Affairs provides an overview of state, city, and metropolitan immigration integration programs in the Midwest. Read More
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U.S. Dept. of Justice, MacArthur Renew Juvenile Justice Reform Partnership

First established in 2011, the renewed partnership will provide $2 million to advance juvenile justice reform. Read More

Reimagining School: Opportunity, Safety and Privacy in the Social Lives of Networked Teens

A forum featuring danah boyd and Sam Dyson, moderated by Alison Cuddy. Read More
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Advancing the Use of Evidence in Social Policy

A brief from the Coalition for Evidence-Based Policy outlines an increasing demand for and uptake of evidence-based approaches to policymaking, especially in the federal government. Read More
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Multifamily Properties Can Now Get ENERGY STAR Score

Owners of multifamily properties can now obtain an ENERGY STAR score for their buildings by supplying relevant information to the government-backed program. Read More
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Study Finds Precincts with More Minorities Experienced Longer Voting Lines in 2012

Precincts with fewer poll workers and voting machines and more minorities experienced longer voting lines in the 2012 presidential election, according to a study by the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU. Read More