STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Federal judge’s warning to Utah … N.C. mosquito funding … and Atlantic City’s economic incentives approval.
Nineteen of the states that allow hemp cultivation reported a crop last year.
More states are moving toward mandating financial literacy classes.
In several states this year, the march to bring health care benefits to more low-income residents came with the insistence that able-bodied adults put in hours of work or volunteer time each month to retain the assistance.
There isn’t a one-size-fits-all approach to legalization, but one analysis says states should see serious budget revenue gains with the right policies.
Gov. Matt Bevin says the plan is the best way to keep the popular program solvent. Critics say he’s ignoring key data and thousands risk losing coverage.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Montana preps for another difficult wildfire season … Charlotte’s uncharted scooter territory … and N.J. governor makes first legalized sports bet.
Louisville, Kentucky is making the infrastructure for analyzing historic Waze data available to anyone who partners on the process.
More than a dozen states have above-average international trade exposure, per a new Moody’s report.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | CVS move surprises transit agency … Philly jury’s $10 million award … a ‘breakthrough compromise’ in Alaska … and Idaho's new grizzly bear season.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Asian tick’s New Jersey foothold … Ohio cities find compromise on telecom bill … North Dakota governor covers costs of his official travel … and Kauai recovers.
“There are tons of populations that don’t have access, who can’t get to the library, can’t get the internet. Bookmobiles and outreach services are key to serving those people.”
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Major storm systems disrupt California and Northeast; Austin’s busy 9-1-1 call center; St. Paul mayor’s inaugural ball funding gap; Vermont’s ‘regressive’ DMV compliance; and Indiana’s new IoT hub.
Here’s how Philadelphia and Bowling Green, Kentucky keep their translation service costs down.
An international tit-for-tat could have consequences for Kentucky and other regional economies.
Now that the Trump administration has approved work requirement waivers in two states—Kentucky and Indiana—as many as 11 more could follow.
It's the latest round of grants under the POWER initiative, which targets places where the coal sector has declined.
STATE & LOCAL ROUNDUP | Michigan governor says pipeline isn’t at risk for imminent failure; fake flu information in Oklahoma; and a step closer to paying every city employee at least $15 an hour in Cleveland.
The plaintiffs contend that waivers that require work as a prerequisite for health coverage will cause “irreparable harm to the health and welfare of the poorest and most vulnerable in our country.”
The state’s waiver would also impose monthly premiums on beneficiaries, and threatens six-month program lockouts on individuals who do not comply with Medicaid rules.
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