With Elections Decided, State Governments Look Ahead

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The fate of politics on the national stage has been decided — but many state governments also saw shake ups as a result of the 2016 election. Many states now hold a government trifecta, meaning the same political party controls the governorship, state senate and state legislature.

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Julia Hurst, director of the National Lieutenant Governors Association, about what states are hoping to tackle first, and the challenges they may face.

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