State Policy Network
Week in Review: July 17, 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).

This Week on SPN.org

Announcing the 2020 SPN Communications Excellence Awards Finalists
The SPN Communications Excellence Awards recognize and encourage outstanding achievements in marketing, communications, and media across the state think tank Network.

“People’s minds are more open today than they were six months ago, and I think there’s an opportunity for every state think tank in this country to make ground on healthcare policy.”
SPN Senior Healthcare Policy Advisor Russ Walker shares his thoughts on how the coronavirus has shifted the focus of the healthcare debate and the opportunities this presents for state think tanks.

Success Stories

Solutions from the states: This week’s policy briefs

An Overview of Colorado K-12 Career and Technical Education
Independence Institute

Workforce Development Can Improve Lives
Texas Public Policy Foundation

What Can Connecticut Learn From its Neighbors About Property Tax Limitations?
Yankee Institute and Tax Foundation

Research & Initiatives

Think Tanks in the News

Virtual Events & Opportunities

2020 Georgia Legislative Policy Forum
Georgia Public Policy Foundation | July 15-August 25, 2020

Constituting America: Why Our Founding Principles Are Still Relevant Today
John Locke Foundation | July 20, 2020

School Choice in the Courts: A Maine Policy Virtual Happy Hour with Special Guest Tim Keller
Maine Policy Institute | July 29, 2020

Categories: State News
Organization: State Policy Network