STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Colorado pension reform bill approved … Louisiana special legislative session … and Michigan’s suburban growth.
State legislatures consider proposals to eliminate the so-called gag rules that pharmacists say can prevent them from telling customers about cheaper drugs.
North Dakota’s tech entrepreneur turned governor wants to use savings from budget cuts to boost investments in IT infrastructure.
Talks are ongoing between the U.S., Canada and Mexico over the future of the trade deal, which President Trump has criticized.
As Minot, North Dakota continues to recover from 2011's record-setting flooding, efforts to repair the city’s relationship with the Souris River continue.
Govs. Rick Snyder and Doug Burgum, both Republicans, say the agreement should be updated, but not nixed.
MAP: As many as 2.4 million women of reproductive age live in counties that completely lack these services.
A new AFL-CIO report looks at the geography of workplace deaths and injuries.
Between 1980 and 2015, voters approved nearly 70 percent of the 32 tobacco tax hikes that appeared on statewide ballots. But this time was different.
Despite shifts in the global energy market, see how this remote part of the northern Great Plains continues to shine bright from above.
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Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Oregon National Guard rented out lead-contaminated armories; mental health screening reduces Texas inmate suicides; Tennessee wildfire recovery could take decades.
Also in our State and Local Weekend News Digest: Wildfires continue in Georgia; Chicago student information improperly shared; Rhode Island vs. higher sea levels.
The Sheriff’s Department maintains that it has not used Facebook as a surveillance tool against the Dakota Access Pipeline protesters.
After devastating flooding in 2011, this community advocate is pushing a long-term vision for how the North Dakota city can repair its relationship with its river.
With gas prices having plummeted, the residents and leaders of Williston are left wondering if their city can turn short-term gains into long-term growth.
Most states saw gains, except for two with significant fossil fuels sectors.
The states with the largest economies based on real GDP in 2015 are California, Texas, New York, Florida, Illinois and Pennsylvania.
Not so much, according to a new Moody’s Investors Service report.
But growth in South Dakota has been strong, increasing by 9.2 percent in the third quarter of 2015.
A new brief from the U.S. Department of Energy outlines some of the fiscal ramifications of the energy industry declines in six states.
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