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Legislative Decision-Making Can Be Influenced by Testimony

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Most state legislators say testimony at legislative hearings is influential, though few report that it changes their votes, finds research from the Brown School at Washington University in St. Louis. “Testimony does matter, especially if it is delivered by credited, trustworthy presenters,” said lead author Sarah Moreland-Russell, PhD, assistant research professor at the Brown School.

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The End of American Labor Unions Increased Income Inequality. Ray Hogler Explains How the Legal System Helped It Happen

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Federal Judge's Ruling Stalls Obama’s Executive Action on Immigration – Expert Analysis From Paul M. Collins, Jr.

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Expert Provides in-Depth Analysis on Embattled Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber

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Both Liberals, Conservatives Can Have Science Bias

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New research suggests that liberals, as well as conservatives, can be biased against science that doesn’t align with their political views.

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Expert Available to Discuss President Obama's Foreign Policy Priorities for the Remainder of His Term in Office

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Politics and Law Expert Discusses Timing, Ramifications of Supreme Court's Decision to Take on Same-Sex Marriage

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Ellen Andersen, associate professor in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies and political science at the University of Vermont, weighs in on the Supreme Court's decision to rule on gay marriage

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AACN Responds to Investments in Nursing Education, Research, and Practice in the President’s FY 2016 Budget

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AACN has expressed support and concern over specific provisions outlined in the President’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 Budget that would impact the nursing workforce, critical healthcare research, and primary care practice.

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Capitol Hill Spotlight on FY 2016 Defense Budget, Ashton Carter Confirmation Hearing

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Confidence in Government Linked to Willingness to Vaccinate

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A new study suggests that confidence in government may play a key role in the public’s willingness to get at least some vaccines.