STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | North Carolina city sues company to take down large American flag … Controversy arises over proposed mine in Arizona … New York passes bill eliminating loophole for presidential pardons.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | State considers no money for jails in Michigan counties that don’t cooperate with ICE … Residents in L.A. take on a greater role in police misconduct cases … Food insecurity impacts every county in the U.S.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Wyoming seeks data and solutions for missing and murdered indigenous women … Washington moves to revive affirmative action … Multiple lawsuits filed against e-cigarette company JUUL over teen vaping.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Reorganization at the National Governors Association ... States consider bills that limit vaccine exemptions … Fire department looks into ‘bike medics’ as new emergency response option.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | A Connecticut legal battle over regulation of pregnancy centers ... A county in Illinois started a prescription medication pickup program … North and South Carolina teachers plan another strike.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Indiana Chamber rebuffs newly registered coal lobbyist Scott Pruitt ... Hurricane-recovering Florida Panhandle braces for wildfires ... Tennessee considers plan to fit school buses with traffic cameras.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Feds announce $900M in infrastructure grants … New Jersey retirement-plan marketplace fails to materialize … Phoenix City Council to wrestle with rising pedestrian fatalities.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Former foster children push for a "bill of rights" about maintaining sibling relationships ... A lawsuit over the Colorado River protection plan ... Connecticut lawmakers could require diaper changing table parity in public restrooms.