State Policy Network
Week in Review: June 5, 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

Kansas Justice Institute protects the constitutional liberties of restaurant owners and goers
KJI secures Kansans’ rights in government overreach case.

Tax and licensing reforms help Connecticut and its citizens through coronavirus economic challenges
Yankee Institute helps Connecticut implement reforms to support businesses and their employees during the pandemic.

Announcements

Success Stories

Solutions from the states: This week’s policy briefs

Shifting Special Needs Students to Online Learning in the COVID-19 Spring
Pioneer Institute

The Economic Impact of COVID-19 on the Nebraska Economy: Third Cut
Platte Institute

Decision of the Century: New Report Lays Out a 2021 Budget Strategy for Prosperity
Rhode Island Center for Freedom & Prosperity

Exposing Overreach: Tarrant County
Texas Public Policy Foundation

Poll: Messaging Reopening in Wisconsin
Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty

Research & Initiatives

Think Tanks in the News

Virtual Events & Opportunities

John Locke Foundation: Protecting Donor Privacy in North Carolina
June 8, 2020

John Locke Foundation: Carolina Rebound Virtual Town Hall: Budget, Taxation, and the Economy
June 17, 2020

Texas Public Policy Foundation: React and Recover: HHS and the Plan to Combat COVID-19
June 8, 2020