News from Pew Center on the States A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages.

Latest

Dec 17, 2008, 12:21 ET States Strengthen Response to Foreclosure Crisis, According to New Research from the Pew Center on the States

States are stepping up their response to the nation's housing crisis with new legislation and programs to help homeowners, limit high-cost lending...


Dec 10, 2008, 15:00 ET Leading State Officials Urge Reforms to Voting System

Momentum for change is highlighted at conference sponsored by Pew Center on the States Leading state election officials, policymakers and...


Dec 09, 2008, 10:54 ET Election Day Went Smoothly But Trouble Spots Remain, Survey Shows

Pew Center on the States and the JEHT Foundation Commit $8 Million in 2009 to Modernize Election System Despite widespread predictions of...


Sep 15, 2008, 01:00 ET Election Process Made Easier for Military and Overseas Voters with the Launch of New Ballot Tool

WASHINGTON, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated six million Americans who are members of the military or live overseas have a new way to...


Sep 09, 2008, 01:00 ET Summit Examines Challenges Faced by Military and Overseas Voters

WASHINGTON, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- An estimated 6 million overseas and uniformed services voters must navigate confusing state and local...


Aug 07, 2007, 01:00 ET As States Invest in Innovation, New Report Highlights R&D Strategies That Work

WASHINGTON, Aug. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Investing in Innovation, a new report from the Pew Center on the States and the National Governors...