State Policy Network
Week in Review: July 10, 2020

This weekly round-up shares the latest news about what the Network is doing to promote state-based solutions that will improve the lives of families, workers, and local communities. If you are an SPN member and have an update you’d like us to include in next week’s round-up, please email us at updates@spn.org (all submissions are subject to SPN approval).

Announcements

This Week on SPN.org

2020 Bob Williams Awards Finalists Announced
Network organizations and supporters are invited to help us choose the winners of the 2020 Bob Williams Awards for Outstanding Policy Achievement.

Success Stories

Solutions from the states: This week’s policy briefs

GSI Analysis: Q1 GDP Report: NJ’s Economy Faced Significant Contraction as COVID-19 Impacts State
Garden State Initiative

The Road Ahead Why Florida Should Shift from Per-Gallon Gas Taxes to Per-Mile Charges— and How to Do It
James Madison Institute (Authored by Reason Foundation’s Robert Poole)

A blueprint for getting the Silver State working again!
Nevada Policy Research Institute

Investing in the Future Workforce: Why Missouri Should have an IRC Bonus Pay Program
Show-Me Institute

Career and Technical Education and Workforce Development
Show-Me Institute

The Texas Two-Step: Community-Based Care and the Family First Prevention Services Act
Texas Public Policy Foundation

Research & Initiatives

Think Tanks in the News

Virtual Events & Opportunities

2020 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum
Georgia Public Policy Foundation | July 15, 2020

Carolina Rebound Virtual Town Hall: Education
John Locke Foundation | July 11, 2020

Maine Policy Pours with Tim Keller, Institute for Justice
Maine Policy Institute | July 29, 2020

Categories: State News
Organization: State Policy Network