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Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2009
Level County
State(s) California
Source California State University
Policy Areas Community Development, Public Spaces, Economic Justice, Civil Rights, Democracy & Governance
This report assesses the economic impact of the state government contracting with small businesses (SBs) and disabled veteran business enterprises (DVBEs). It finds that these contracts created significant economic benefits including job creation, higher net gross state product (GSP),...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2021
Level City or Town, County, State, National
State(s) All States
Source Office of Legislative Research
Policy Areas Economic Justice
This report provides an overview of the Executive Orders (EOs) that suspend recertification requirements for recipients of certain property tax relief programs for older adults, individuals with disabilities, and veterans and their family members. In particular, this report focuses...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level City or Town
State(s) All States
Source National League of Cities
Policy Areas Health, Housing
Veterans tend to be older and more likely to have a disability than non-veterans. Thus, they are susceptible to preventable slips, falls, and other injuries related to mobility, which are costly and consume limited time and resources from first responders. To protect the safety and...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2016
Level State
State(s) Texas
Source Child & Family Research Partnership
Policy Areas Children & Families, Health
Over the last decade, rates of child maltreatment have rapidly increased among military families. In response, the Prevention and Early Intervention Division of the Texas Department of Family Protective Services launched the Military Families and Veterans Prevention Program (MVP)...

Type Ordinance or Resolution
Year 2022
Level City or Town
State(s) Nebraska
Source Lincoln City Council
Policy Areas Civil Rights, Housing, Public Spaces
This ordinance establishes the Manager of Lincoln Commission on Human Rights and the Commission on Human Rights to protect resident's equal access to places of public accommodation or equal opportunity for housing or employment. Any person subjected to unlawful discriminatory practices...

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2018
Level State
State(s) Iowa, Kansas
Source In the Public Interest
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Health
Kansas and Iowa have recently privatized the Medicaid services provided to veterans. The experience of both states highlights the dangers of privatization: veterans programs have suffered cuts in care and diminished oversight and transparency while reducing costs far less than expected....

Type Policy Brief or Report
Year 2009
Level State
State(s) All States
Source Lincoln Institute of Land Policy
Policy Areas Economic Justice, Finance & Procurement
Property tax circuit breakers provide households with direct property tax relief that increases as household income declines. In addition to analyzing the advantages of circuit breakers, this report outlines the basic types of property tax circuit breakers and examines whether eligibility...

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