States vary when it comes to allowing concessionaires on public land.
Melissa Walls of the Center for American Indian Health in Duluth, Minnesota, talks about the lasting health effects of “Indian Relocation” policies of the 1950s.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Texas will review Confederate artwork in Senate chamber … Georgia Governor to fill vacant Senate seat … St. Louis makes commitment to end AIDS by 2030.
"It’s the responsibility of state DOTs to take action to make it safer for people biking," says the author of a new report.
The societal costs associated with children’s exposure to opioids could total $400 billion by 2030, a new report from the United Hospital Fund estimates.
A new report recognizes cities that have made efforts to enhance community safety by limiting alcohol availability.
New York state legislators have filed two bills to ban the practice of virginity testing, which seeks to confirm the presence of a girl or woman's hymen as evidence that she is not sexually active.
COMMENTARY | The effect on healthy eating from opening new supermarkets is negligible at best.
The South is home to nearly half of America’s largest coal ash disposal sites.
This year saw a wave of backlash against cashless retail, but what about when cities like Washington D.C. want to move toward all-digital payments?
The New York City case gives the court a chance to tighten the standards that lower courts use to decide whether firearms regulations are constitutional.
The open-source software is already being piloted in at least six states and officials say it can help authenticate results in 2020.
Lawmakers in Wisconsin hope to require more public buildings to place diaper changing stations in both men's and women's restrooms, the latest state to debate this new twist for so-called "potty parity."
A new report found that rural areas are increasingly renting out jail beds to places with overcrowded facilities in an effort to bring in more revenue.
California’s recurrent power outages in response to wildfire threats have forced patients to think about how they get care when the power is cut at hospitals and clinics.
States are just now becoming aware of a five-year-old federal policy.
The Supreme Court’s year-old Wayfair decision allows most U.S. states to collect sales tax from online shopping. Can cities expect a revenue bump?
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | New Jersey Assembly passes voting bill for those on parole and probation … States question Census Bureau’s request for data … New York City Councilmembers call for cycling and pedestrian safety offices.
Six members of the U.S. House of Representatives wrote to Airbnb to request a briefing to address concerns about the company’s ability to vet rentals.
About 50 mule deer in Utah were flown recently to a state-owned ranch to allow wildlife biologists to examine and tag them. Officials said the tests give them important insights into the health of the herd as a whole.
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