STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | Iowa residents without power days after powerful derecho, while one-third of state’s crops flattened … North Carolina mayor apologizes for city’s history of racial inequality … New York AG files price gouging lawsuit against egg producer.
Similar to President Donald Trump, West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice has been particularly aggressive at forcing out top officials, including most recently the state’s top public health officer, faulting others when things go wrong.
Hospital employees say they must choose between their paychecks and their health or that of their families. Returning to work with symptoms also risks infection among the patients they are meant to heal.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP | A federal review finds racist practices at an Alabama public housing authority … Oregon legislature cuts state budget in one-day session … California vows to replace archaic technology that led to Covid undercounts.