In two Alabama cities, those laying groundwork for the new tax incentive program see both promise and risks in the investments it could spur.
Alabama sues to keep U.S. Census from counting undocumented immigrants. Phoenix City Council, meanwhile, votes to sue to block Census Bureau from asking whether someone is a citizen.
Gadsden offers a model for ‘getting beyond Kmart’ other cities can follow, even if their big-box stores haven’t shuttered yet.
Electric scooters have received pushback in some cities, but they’ve gotten a warm welcome in the South, where hot weather and often hilly terrain have made it tough for bike-share programs.
A new study explores where and why Americans are dying early.
He’s not the first city hall leader make such an aerial arrival.
The state has also announced that it will be forced to terminate coverage altogether on Feb. 1 if Congress fails to act.
After multiple allegations of sexual assault and harassment of minors against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore, a complicated set of elections laws and rules is being used to keep his hat in the ring.
A new report from the Tax Foundation takes a look.
Laws preventing the removal of statues raise questions not only about historical legacy but also about local control and public safety.
In a 302-page opinion, a federal judge in Montgomery condemned the dire conditions faced by prisoners with mental illnesses.
Alabama could soon create something unprecedented in American legal history: a police department run by a church.
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.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Kentucky’s quandary over old state office building; Montana’s prison population spikes; and increasing diversity in New York state government.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Tacoma’s new rules for all-night massage parlors; increasing costs for Salt Lake City airport upgrades; and a N.C. county official reconsiders her resignation.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: EPA Consent Agreement With City in Texas Florida; Keys Mosquito study divides voters; Baltimore’s progressive city council.
The Alabama Court of the Judiciary effectively ousted Roy Moore for a second time on Friday.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Philadelphia schools acknowledge two Muslim holidays; a highway Coloradans “can’t afford” to use; and Illinois flirts with second budgetless year.
Alabama’s New Food Stamp Work Rules; Multiple Agencies Blamed for Fatal D.C. Metrorail Smoke Incident
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: North Dakota budget to undergo historic budget downsizing; Tennessee concealed carry on public colleges; and Los Angeles eyes key river real estate.
Scandal-plagued Gov. Robert Bentley accused state Rep. Ed Henry, and other House lawmakers backing the impeachment resolution of playing politics.
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