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How the health harms of mass shootings ripple across communities

By: - January 2, 2023

By Michael Ollove for Stateline A grim and familiar pattern has followed the parade of mass shootings across America. In their aftermath, the nation’s attention focuses on the direct victims of the attacks, the dead and injured, their families and friends, and the witnesses. But a growing body of research reveals that the negative effects […]

College students push to ease voting access after midterm barriers

By: - January 1, 2023

By Matt Vasilogambros for Stateline Young voters made their voices heard during the Nov. 8 midterm election, turning out in relatively high numbers in an election that produced the first congressperson from Generation Z. But university students and voting rights advocates say voters on college campuses faced far too many difficulties trying to cast their […]

States test an electrifying idea: Roads that can recharge your EV

By: - November 26, 2022

By Jenni Bergal for Stateline On two short stretches of road near downtown Detroit, Michigan transportation officials hope to make history. Over the next two years, they plan to embed technology in the pavement that can charge electric vehicles while they’re being driven. The wireless system will be the first U.S. test of so-called inductive […]