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The Voting Information ProjectFind your voting location, early voting ...

The Voting Information Project, sponsored by The Pew Charitable Trusts, is an initiative to help voters find voting locations, early voting locations, and ballot information.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

KHGI

Experts: Nebraska should look deeper at incentives

Two tax policy experts say Nebraska needs to look beyond jobs and wages when studying whether the state's tax incentives actually work.

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Forbes.com

Who Wants To Tax A Millionaire? Lots Of People

On July 16 Stateline, the news arm of the Pew Charitable Trusts, published an interesting piece on the ongoing debate over taxing rich people.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Boise Weekly

Hold It... How Much Do I Owe You?

Terri Sterling paints a very clear picture of who has been walking through the doors of Idaho's payday lenders.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Poynter Online

Alan Murray: Fortune 'feels like a calling'

In a memo to Pew Research Center staffers this morning, President Alan Murray said he hadn't pursued the job of Fortune editor.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Pew report recommends that Vermont increase reserve funds to 8 percent

Vermont is among the top five U.S. states in revenue volatility for the period of 1994-2012, according to a report by The Pew Charitable Trusts titled "Building State Rainy Day Funds."

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The Motley Fool

Is a Post Office Bank the Answer To Payday Lending?

But now it thinks the loss-generating United States Postal Service ought to be able to run a bank.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunherald.com

Overdraft protection remains confusing for bank customers, poll shows

Despite new rules on fee transparency, banks and their customers are often not on the same wavelength when it comes to overdraft protection.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

PlanPhilly

Maps: Homeownership is declining in Philly. Is that a bad thing?

Last week Kellie Patrick Gates wrote about the new Pew Charitable Trusts report, Homeownership in Philadelphia: On the Decline , which included some maps visualizing 2012 homeownership, and homeownership changes since 2000, by zipcode.

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Newswise

UT Southwestern Researcher Selected as Pew Scholar in Biomedical Sciences

July 18, 2014 - Dr. Yunsun Nam , Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Biophysics at UT Southwestern Medical Center, is among 22 early-career researchers named Pew Scholars in the Biomedical Sciences by The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

The Bennington Banner

Pew report recommends that Vermont increase reserve funds to 8 percent

Vermont is among the top five U.S. states in revenue volatility for the period of 1994-2012, according to a report by The Pew Charitable Trusts titled "Building State Rainy Day Funds."

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NewsandSentinel.com

West Virginia gov forms juvenile justice panel

Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin has formed a new panel to study and recommend improvements to West Virginia's juvenile justice system.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Bangor Daily News

Study faults Maine for poor 'rainy day' planning, but lots of other states fare worse

The balance in Maine's rainy day fund has been the source of considerable State House drama in recent months, but a new study by a respected national group highlights that piling up cash reserves is not just political theater.

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Wall Street Journal

Few States Prepared for Economic Slumps

That's the finding of a new report out Tuesday from Pew Charitable Trusts. Researchers there argue states don't fill their "rainy day" funds enough to prepare for economic slumps, missing out on a key buffer during recessions.

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The Spokesman-Review

Idaho, Washington lauded in new Pew report for rainy-day savings

A new study out today from the Pew Charitable Trusts identifies both Idaho and Washington as among just 12 states that do things right when it comes to saving for a rainy day accounting for the volatility of their revenue streams in how they decide when and how much to save.

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National Review Online

Muslims Turn away from Islamism

The Pew Research Center, a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts, has the means to sample opinion with unique frequency and on a major scale.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Detroit Free Press

State official says report misstates Michigan's approach to Rainy Day Fund

A national report released today by the Pew Charitable Trusts gives Michigan credit as one of only 12 states that use growth data to determine how much to add to its Rainy Day Fund.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Some still blindsided by overdrafts

Despite new rules on fee transparency, banks and their customers are often not on the same wavelength when it comes to overdraft protection.

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Boston.com

National Shark Awareness Day Is Not About Fear

Visitors watch and snap pictures of a school of sardine and a hammerhead shark in a tank at Tokyo Sea Life Park in Tokyo.

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Business Journal

Homeownership declined in Pittsburgh, mirroring national pattern

Home ownership in Pittsburgh dropped 4.4 percentage points during a 12-year span, echoing a national trend.

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