STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | N.M. governor pulls National Guard troops from border … legal challenge to Idaho Medicaid expansion fails … and shortest commutes.
A Philadelphia non-profit, with the support of city leaders, has been moving forward with a plan to open a facility where they said drug users could more safely use heroin and other illegal opioids.
The American Federation of Teachers characterizes the corrections sector as problematic territory for retirement funds.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Arizona porn tax … N.C. mayor vs. sovereign citizen squatters … N.Y. governor takes snowbound truckers to task.
Federal and local law enforcement are combining efforts—and technology assets—to secure the biggest sports event of the year.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | STD spike in Indiana … N.Y.C.’s new unified contracting system … and radon gas risks in Colorado.
People who violate the temporary flight restriction will face jail time and hefty fines.
A new report—and some parents—calls for police to gain broader-than-ever access to students’ data.
Polar vortex brings coldest temperatures to many areas in decades.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Conn. toll scofflaws owe big bucks to Mass. … pricey port upgrades in Anchorage … and challenges with Oakland’s vacant property tax.
Mayors are alarmed by the increasing number of hate crimes across the U.S., recognizing prevention is better than prosecution.
The New York City law restricts gun owners from transporting an unloaded handgun, locked in a container away from ammunition, outside their homes unless heading to a gun range in the city.
The $14 billion package lawmakers passed this week appears to be going nowhere fast—at least for now.
An advocacy group notes a “dramatic shift” in elected officials' views on marijuana. U.S. Attorney General nominee William Barr says it's time for Congress to take action on the issue.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Albuquerque crime decrease … Baltimore’s new online nudge … and “thorny” questions about marijuana legalization in New York.
The software allows the FBI to go through video surveillance footage much faster than agents can.
CenturyLink’s recent outage is being investigated by at least two states, in addition to the FCC.
Will other states follow?
In this case involving a juvenile on probation, the court found a “narrowly tailored” limit on social media use was legal for rehabilitation purposes.
ANALYSIS | Roughly half of the state could be designated as reservation land. No one’s sure what that would mean for Native inmates whose crimes occurred within those boundaries.
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