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Americans Favor Deal With Iran, Survey Finds

A majority of Americans supports the broad outlines of an agreement with Iran to limit its nuclear program to civilian uses, according to a public opinion poll by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Read More
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Progress in Supporting Evidence-Based Policymaking

Minnesota governor Mark Dayton recently signed into law bipartisan legislation that will help state policymakers study the effectiveness of corrections and human services programs. Read More
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Responding to Racial Disparities in the Justice System

A report by the Brennan Center for Justice pinpoints the drivers of racial disparities in the criminal justice system and identifies common sense reforms to reduce them. Read More
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Mental Health and the Role of the States

A report by the State Health Care Spending Project, a joint initiative of MacArthur and The Pew Charitable Trusts, seeks to better explain the country’s mental health challenges and, in particular, the states’ role in ... Read More
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Assessing the Effectiveness of Government Programs

An issue brief from the Pew-MacArthur Results First Initiative provides a process that government leaders can use to assess the cost-effectiveness of public programs. Read More
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Assessing Urban Governance in Europe and China

Two papers from the London School of Economics New Urban Governance Project, supported by MacArthur, explore the evolution of urban governance in Europe and China. Read More
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Examining Political News Habits Across Generations

The MacArthur-supported report analyzes political news habits across the Millennial, Generation X, and Baby Boomer generations. Read More
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Family Support in Aging Societies

A report by the Pew Research Center finds that majorities of adults across the United States, Italy, and Germany believe adult children have a responsibility to provide financial assistance to an aging parent in need. Read More

"Commentary: Rauner, Madigan, Cullerton: Stop Courting Catastrophe"

Chicago Tribune
MacArthur President Julia Stasch and other philanthropic leaders tell Rauner, Madigan, Cullerton to put partisan politics aside to save Illinois.
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Climate Change Could Exacerbate Allergies, Asthma

A report by the Natural Resources Defense Council finds that a warming climate could favor the formation of more ozone smog and production of allergenic pollen, a concern for allergy sufferers and asthmatics. Read More
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Assessing the Costs of Jails

A report from the Vera Institute of Justice shows that hidden costs make jails far more expensive than previously understood. Read More