While GOP governors plan to discuss solutions, despite disagreeing on which ones, some Democratic governors suspect the issue will become another ‘bargaining chip’ for the White House.
No, Florida isn’t one of them.
Connecticut struggles in its third month without a budget and faces a deadline where Gov. Dannel Malloy will have to start cutting municipal aid.
Some states are taking the war on opioids into veterinarians’ offices, aiming to prevent people who are addicted to opioids from using their pets to procure drugs for their own use.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Maine’s first-ever “food sovereignty” law; Oakland’s “backroom deals”; and Utah’s latest attempt at Medicaid expansion.
Angry responses percolated over the Memorial Day weekend and erupted Tuesday in public protest.
Uncertainty about state aid has analysts concerned about capital city’s general obligation and stadium bonds.
Revenue shortfalls put the state $5 billion in the hole against a $36 billion biennial spending plan.
The Tax Foundation has new rankings and an interactive tool that look at the taxes states levy on a pack of smokes and changes in state cigarette tax revenue over the years.
But these types of unmanned aircraft systems would be off limits to the general public.
Poised on a financial cliff, the Nutmeg State vies for worst competitive condition in the nation as some of its municipalities look like they're on the road to possible bankruptcies.
Critics argue that the land-value taxes are helpful in a city where values are increasing but not so much in cities where they're stagnant.
Four corridors in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut will be redesigned for the first time in decades, with architects and planners addressing ecology and infrastructure challenges.
Also in our State and Local Weekend News Digest: Philly drug overdoses; Georgia voter hack suspected; and Illinois budget mess hits holiday charities.
Collaborating to obtain the state’s most guarded datasets.
The judge ordered Connecticut officials to have plans ready for a top-to-bottom overhaul of the state’s education system within the next six months.
Connecticut’s CIO discussed the disaster recovery arrangement at an event in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday.
As people move to warmer climates and cities, small towns throughout the region are weathering decline.
In a guest article, Connecticut Secretary of State Denise Merrill explores how her colleagues around the country are now working together to develop a more harmonized, coherent nomination process after a plan for regional primaries didn’t take off years ago.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Ride-hailing supplants taxis at Phoenix airport; a Richmond City Council candidate’s Facebook flub; and Cleveland eyes income tax increase.
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