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Patrick Flavin is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Baylor University. He is also doing pioneering work in the area of policy representation at the state level. You can find a discussion of his work here. I talked with him about his studies and what they tell us about...
06/18/2014
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Tip O’Neill famously observed that “all politics is local.” That's for good reason: most of the popular things that government happen on the state and local level. Firefighters, teachers, hospitals and police provide services that, by and large, Americans rely upon. That’s why the Census numbers...
08/23/2012
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There’s a common misconception that unemployment insurance uniformly lasts 99 weeks. Not so! From a new Center on Budget Policy Priorities report:
08/16/2012
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