State and Federal Relations
Most states already prohibit local efforts to restrict the chemicals.
The recent action at the State Capitol in Juneau echoes sentiments nationally about the use and regulation of cannabis.
The rail controversy has lawmakers raising questions about guidelines for tax-exempt private activity bonds.
The state attorney general asked the legislature to change state law so that the president or his associates could be tried in New York even if pardoned under federal law.
Route Fifty's new survey shows local government officials are particularly skeptical.
It will now be up to the court to decide whether to reverse a legal precedent that dates back to an era before internet sales.
An effort to make the National Flood Insurance Program more affordable for them would necessite private-sector involvement, according to a new FEMA report.
Changes to a long-standing legal precedent could free states to impose sales taxes on more internet retailers, but the immediate revenue gains could be somewhat limited.
But “this president has demonstrated a willingness to go back on his word,” according to Washington state’s attorney general.
With South Dakota v. Wayfair, the justices could resolve long-standing tensions over online sales tax collections.
Local officials have pushed for hazard mitigation funds as well as outstanding FEMA reimbursements.
The Pentagon is offering an alternative to closing bases, and Congress should support it.
Of the total, about $16 billion is slated for mitigation projects geared toward preventing future damage.
The initial round of zone approvals under the new economic development program covers 15 states and three territories.
While many Republican governors have offered enthusiastic support, one has offered a low-key dismissal of the plan.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency's latest National Level Exercise will take place April 30 to May 11.
The funding is slated to go to 139 projects around the U.S.
The U.S. Conference of Mayors is joining the legal action as well.
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