The Hub Sheet – October 3, 2015: Medicaid Expansion, Martians, and Sheep Herds

Holly Richardson’s take on the “unflappable” Fiorina, and David Miller’s on the “tone-deaf” Trump. Only 8.01% of the NFL’s breast cancer awareness merchandise sales goes to actual cancer research. Mass shootings and heroes, and The Onion accidentally makes a chilling point. The Martian author Andy Weir on writing a best seller, commercial space travel, and Mars colonization. Edward Snowden joined Twitter but forgot to turn off email notifications. Pyrah: The blood moon didn’t usher in the apocalypse, but there’s still the Thanksgiving Point I-15 construction to keep an eye on. Gov.…

Complaint in Lawsuit against Obama Admin for Executive Action on Immigration [UPH Wire]

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Budgeting for the Future

Earlier this year, the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, named “Think Tank of the Year” in 2011 by Washington Post’s Ezra Klein, produced a review of state budget practices titled “Budgeting for the Future.”  They list 10 tools states can use to stabilize budgets and take a longer term approach to budgeting and planning.  From the executive summary: The state budget is the single most important document that a state government produces each year, and it receives close public scrutiny.  It serves as both a financial plan and a…