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This section contains regularly updated highlights of the news from around The Johns Hopkins University. Links to the complete news reports from the nine schools, the Applied Physics Laboratory and other centers and institutes are to the left, as are links to help news media contact the Johns Hopkins communications offices.

 

JHU Survey: Americans Don’t Know Much About State Government

Americans trust their state governments to handle issues as important as education and health care and pay them more than a trillion dollars in taxes annually, yet we know very little about these institutions, a new Johns Hopkins University survey finds.

When Washington Doesn’t Get America

Washington doesn’t think very highly of the American people, concludes a yearlong Johns Hopkins University study of 850 non-elected officials working in the nation’s capital.

When Rulers Can’t Understand the Ruled

Johns Hopkins University political scientists wanted to know if America’s unelected officials have enough in common with the people they govern to understand them. The answer: Not really.