The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday struck down the state’s maps as too heavily biased toward Republicans, the latest ruling in a new and contentious battle over legislative districts.
Gresham’s Shane Bemis, a Republican, is among the U.S. Conference of Mayors members visiting the nation's capital ahead of the Republicans releasing their tax reform proposal.
Unwilling to wait for local officials to act to take down a Civil War monument, a group of protesters took matters into their own hands Monday night.
Former Chris Christie ally David Wildstein received three years of probation for his involvement in the scandal.
The proximate cause of Robert Bentley’s downfall was not sexual misconduct itself. It was another instance of the coverup being always worse than the crime.
The High Price of a Montana Liquor License; S.C. Gov. Hits Trump up for $5 Billion for Infrastructure
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The city attorney of San Francisco, Dennis Herrera, just filed a lawsuit against the administration, citing a constitutional provision limiting federal power over states and localities.
Five states lead the way in this approach, as most others show modest levels of engagement.
Miami-Dade County leads a flurry of jurisdictions distancing themselves from “sanctuary city” status for fear of losing federal grant money.
Lawmakers and regulators are often left to iron out complicated rules after voters back legal marijuana through ballot initiatives.
The budget winners avoided deep tax cuts and maintained robust rainy day funds.
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Although Philadelphia's percentage of adults who never married stands out among the most populous cities, it is very much in keeping with those of other high-poverty cities.
Connecticut government braces for revenue estimates; N.Y. gov. attempts to privatize horse-racing again; AFSCME may strike in Illinois
Caltrans utilizes the animals to eat invasive species and eliminate potential ignition points that could blow up into big fires.
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After a lower court ordered unusual legislative contests this year to mitigate unconstitutional racial gerrymandering, the justices temporarily stayed the order.
In his State of the State Address, the New Jersey governor laid out plans to address drug abuse and the ongoing opioid epidemic.
To resist the current political peril, just boost the urban voter turnout, right? Unfortunately, it’s not that simple.
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