#MeToo Movement Has Lawmakers Talking About Consent

Many states will grapple with legislation to establish affirmative consent standards — known as “yes means yes” — and rewrite rape and sexual assault laws. Read More

Environmental Clash

From pesticide regulations to land use policy, Democratic leaders in states across the country spent 2017 fighting President Trump on the environment, a conflict that shows no sign of letting up this year. Read More

Homelessness and Domestic Violence

  • January 19, 2018
  • Stateline Story
  • By Matt Vasilogambros
For years, advocates have called victims of domestic violence part of the country’s “hidden homeless.” But now, for the first time, they’re being included in the national homelessness count. Read More
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