Cities Enlist ‘Doulas’ to Reduce Infant Mortality

Research suggests that doula-assisted mothers are less likely to deliver babies with low birth weights or birth complications, and more likely to breast-feed their infants. Read More

Immigrant Labor

States that have required private employers to use E-Verify have seen especially dramatic growth in the number of temporary workers. Experts say that’s no accident. Read More

State Travel Bans

Conference and convention planners say there is a powerful stigma associated with state travel bans, even if they only officially apply to state employees. Read More
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