Monthly Archives: %sJanuary 2012

In a Presidential Election Year, States Left to Pick Up the Pieces of Health Reform

By Robert Holden, Vice President

On January 25, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), through its Center for Consumer Information and Insurance Oversight (CCIIO), released information identifying the three largest health plans in each state, as well as the three largest national Federal Employee Health Benefit Program (FEHBP) plans to aid states as […]

January 26th, 2012|Blogs, Health Care, Issue Management, State Politics|

State Legislators Convene to Protect Agriculture

By Stateside Associates

With many commodity prices soaring, the last few years have been good to American agriculture. High prices have translated into record profits and allowed many farmers to invest in new equipment and in turn, improve productivity. In fact, in Iowa alone, the value of agricultural sales has climbed from approximately $12 billion in 2002, […]

January 12th, 2012|Agriculture, Blogs, Environment, Groups, State Politics|

Stateside Associates’ List of the Best Local Politics Blogs That Are Worth Reading

Dear Clients and Other Friends of Stateside Associates,

We recently published the latest in our series of FactPadSM inserts, the Best Local Politics Blogs. Our staff compiled a list of the best municipal and/or regional issue politics blogs in the country. You can view the press release here.

This list comes on the heels of […]

January 5th, 2012|Blogs, Local Government, Social Media, State Politics|