Statehouse beats in 2020-21

Colorado — Associated Press: Colorado state legislature, with special focus on public health

Connecticut — Associated Press: State policy issues at the intersection of mental health and criminal justice

Illinois — Capitol News: 1) Illinois state legislature, especially its affect on ethnic and minority communities in Illinois 2) Videographer to cover state legislature and pressing state issues

Illinois — Daily Herald of Arlington Heights, IL: State legislative races and local elections in suburban districts

Indiana — Associated Press:  Indiana state legislature, with special focus on local elections and education funding

Kansas — Associated Press: Kansas legislature, with special focus on the disintegration of public services

Kentucky – Associated Press: Kentucky state legislature, especially issues affecting Appalachia

Kentucky — Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting: Youth, social services and legislative accountability

Louisiana — WWNO 89.9 FM, New Orleans, LA: Statehouse reporting in Baton Rouge

Massachusetts — Bay State Banner of Boston, MA: How state legislative and city hall actions affect Boston’s African-American communities

Massachusetts — Berkshire Eagle of Pittsfield, MA: Legislative coverage affecting rural western Massachusetts

Michigan — Associated Press: Michigan legislature, with special focus on infrastructure; also U.S. House races

Minnesota — Associated Press: Minnesota legislature, especially activity related to energy and environmental policy

Mississippi — Associated Press: Mississippi state legislature, especially actions affecting the poor

Mississippi – Mississippi Center for Investigative Reporting: state watchdog reporting

Missouri — Kansas City Star: A team approach to coverage of gun violence including role of state policy

Montana — Associated Press:  Gubernatorial and Congressional election coverage, plus state policy issues in Montana

Montana — Yellowstone Public Radio: Montana statehouse

Nevada — Associated Press: Nevada state legislature with special focus on water, education and health care

New Mexico — Associated Press: New Mexico state legislature, with a focus on education and poverty

North Carolina — Associated Press: North Carolina state legislature, especially health care, education and prisons

North Carolina — Carolina Public Press: Voting systems and election fraud in North Carolina

Ohio — Associated Press: Ohio legislature, especially related to abortion, gun control and opioid settlements

Oregon — Associated Press:  Oregon state legislature, with special focus on the tech boom and the crisis in housing affordability

Puerto Rico — Centro del Periodismo: Watchdog reporting on recovery efforts following Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico (2 reporters)

South Carolina – Associated Press: South Carolina state legislature, especially problems caused by climate change

Texas — Associated Press: State legislature and the politics of climate change

Utah — Associated Press: Utah state legislature, especially the intersection of religion and state government

Washington — Spokesman-Review: Statehouse

West Virginia — West Virginia Pubic Radio: State government and southern West Virginia

Associated Press: State-by-state data journalism to serve legislative reporters nationwide