New York State
A new law caps the amount of time the federal government will pay to house children in group homes. New York state officials are concerned it will end up costing counties. Colorado, Rhode Island, West Virginia and Wyoming have the greatest percentage of foster children living in group homes.
Forty-four percent of fatally injured drivers tested for drugs had positive results in 2016, the Governors Highway Safety Association found, up more than 50 percent compared with a decade ago.
Can family enrichment centers help keep kids out of foster care?
More than a dozen states have above-average international trade exposure, per a new Moody’s report.
A notice issued on Wednesday could have implications for some recently passed state laws.
The city is already expanding access to computer science education and mental health treatment.
At least 16 states debated bills to regulate the short-term rental industry this year. Only one, Indiana’s, was signed into law.
In the chaos of that day, they were exposed to unprecedented levels of aerosolized dust from the collapsed World Trade Center skyscrapers.
There's a historical grudge that the crypto industry holds with regulators in the Empire State.
The state attorney general asked the legislature to change state law so that the president or his associates could be tried in New York even if pardoned under federal law.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Michigan ends Flint’s bottled water shipments … California sheriff department’s K-9 shot in neck … and scofflaw golf cart drivers in “Florida’s Friendliest Hometown.”
Congestion pricing is deeply unpopular with voters but could be a big boon for ride-hailing apps in New York City.
And they expect the social network CEO’s ‘full cooperation’ while they ensure the consumer privacy of users.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | County dissolves flood-prone village near Mississippi River; Fla. proposal would pressure Miami-Dade County; 100-gigabit network in N.D.; Boise is booming; and dismal news for Pa. dairy farmers.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Okla. first to pursue nitrogen hypoxia executions; sunken island property dispute in N.C.; 2 police sketches, same fake cop?; a push for even stronger quake codes in Calif.
The multi-billion dollar project features a rail tunnel in and out of Manhattan and is a priority in the New York City region. It's getting fresh attention as Congress works on a major spending bill.
No, Florida isn’t one of them.
How did states fare?
Meanwhile, Alaska’s congressional delegation has backed offshore drilling in some places but wants local consultation before finalizing a plan.
STATE & LOCAL ROUNDUP | Open records decision made on Pittsburgh’s HQ2 proposal; San Francisco’s new interim mayor; ‘Feed Your Soul’ in Louisiana; and a Daylight Saving Time proposal in Florida.
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