The historic South Carolina city escaped the worst of the latest storm, but rising seas and an aging drainage system may soon bring chronic inundation.
A traveling exhibit will visit up to 165 rural cities across 28 states.
The measure in Oregon is still in the early stages.
Paychecks stretch the furthest in smaller cities for most workers, but techies continue to do best in larger, more expensive cities.
COMMENTARY | In a recent statewide survey of Indiana residents, most supported taking action on climate change. But most Hoosiers underestimate just how widespread this view is in their state.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Massachusetts sees support for ranked choice voting … Half of Wisconsin residents haven’t heard of state legislative leaders … California repeals law that requires residents to help police officers.
The requirements in the California bill are drawing the ire of tech companies like Uber and Lyft.
Michigan becomes the first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes after Gov. Gretchen Whitmer issued an emergency rule, saying the products are marketed toward children.
Neighborhood change brings both positive and negative effects on existing residents. Among the latter: a newfound link to anxiety and depression in kids.
While animal welfare activists say fur is cruel, U.S. sales have grown.
“This is taxation without representation, in practice, in the capital of the free world,” Mayor Muriel Bowser said.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Texas leaders discuss background checks for guns … License plate changes in New York spark debate and conspiracies … Nashville mayor asks for repeal of legislation penalizing sanctuary cities.
In communities hit by recent storms, government leaders have undertaken initiatives to try to speed up federal temporary housing help for residents.
Its record-breaking power is in line with recent, worrisome trends.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Proposal in Alaska would limit events in breweries .. Austin City Council tries to move homeless encampments off sidewalks … Chicago Mayor spars over gun violence during Labor Day weekend.
There are fewer people buying a first-home these days, but of those entering the real estate market, more are unmarried, Asian, or Hispanic.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | New York judge rejects ban on outside income for state legislators … North Dakota lawmaker to livestream committee meetings … Washington legislature plans to sue governor over vetoes.
Lafayette, Louisiana is creating a cultural asset database as a way to make it easier to find and connect with local artists, musicians, venues, and others in creative industries.
California and Texas have both made strides to keep young students—and particularly students of color—in the classroom.
Sex ed classes in Illinois schools must include a lesson on consent under a state law that goes into effect in January.
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