Already hit by falling agricultural commodity prices, retaliatory tariffs would effectively kick producers while they’re down.
A University of Iowa study examines just how frequent flooding is in some parts of the state.
When California and Massachusetts enacted laws requiring that eggs produced and sold there be raised cage-free, 13 states including some of the nation’s largest egg producers sued.
“Like it or not, Iowans’ fates are inextricably linked with those of Chinese buyers.”
States that produce some of these agricultural commodities are pawns in the president's tit-for-tat with Beijing.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Some want Detroit to exclude a recalcitrant suburban neighbor; Bay Area cities gearing up for autonomous vehicles; New Jersey praised for bail system overhaul; souring tribal relations in an Oklahoma county.
It was a classic local political power struggle, in miniature perhaps, but still bruising.
The ACLU is attempting to document the process.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP: N.J. township nixes Jewish religious boundary; ACLU balks at Maine governor's Facebook use; remembering Talkeetna, Alaska's cat 'mayor'
Amazon Web Services’ “City on a Cloud” competition recognized 15 U.S.-based innovators among 19 awardees.
In Iowa, Republicans say women can go elsewhere for family-planning care. But are health-care facilities actually prepared to fill the gap?
More than 20 percent of its 24,184-bridge inventory is compromised.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Florida’s Everglades are at an environmental “tipping point”; snowplow driver shortage in Maine; and Oklahoma governor’s sales tax expansion.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Winning and losing municipalities in Conn.; Pa. State Capitol vandalized; and Wash. state assesses data-sharing vulnerabilities.
What are state governments doing to prevent a repeat of a public health crisis like the one that’s hobbled Scott County, Indiana?
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: More state legislative updates; L.A. legal settlements strain city finances; and Denver police horse euthanized after neglect.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Expanding Baltimore's Howard Street Tunnel; a Michigan county bribery scandal; Dakota Access Pipeline arrests questioned.
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