SNCJ Spotlight: Obamacare Faces Obstacles, Opportunities in States

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, which even the president now calls Obamacare, is approaching a moment of truth, and it's not likely to be pretty. Starting on October 1, Americans without health insurance supposedly will be able to sign up on line for standardized affordable coverage...

State Net Capitol Journal Spotlight: Hot Issues Won't Vary Much In 2014

For most states, 2013 was a welcome respite from the usual election year political gridlock. That all changes next year, with 38 governorships, 46 legislative chambers, 33 United States Senate seats and all 435 House of Representatives seats up for grabs. But amidst all that politicking, lawmakers have...