Dinosaur Fossil Dispute to Get Attention From State Supreme Court

The Montana case involves competing claims about who owns the valuable remains. Is it surface land or mineral rights holders?

As Congress Mulls Retirement Savings Shortfalls, New State Programs Get Attention

Initiatives in Oregon and other states are targeting people without employer-sponsored retirement plans.

Roads Suffer When States Focus on Expansion Over Repair, Report Says

If federal leaders do work out a deal on a $2 trillion infrastructure spending package, advocacy groups say a lot of the money should go toward road repairs, rather than new highway construction.

Protecting Health Care Workers from Violence at Work

Legislation introduced in Congress is aimed at preventing violence against health workers, sometimes by their patients, while another bill would create a peer-support program for paramedics and other first responders.

Infrastructure Week Became a Joke. Now It’s for Real.

A deal with the Democrats may now be Trump’s best chance for a legislative win ahead of 2020.

3 Ways $2 Trillion for Infrastructure Can Fight Inequality Too

COMMENTARY | Just as America's highways, sewage systems and water pipes need fixing, so does the growing gap between rich and poor. Trump and the Democrats could use that money to address both.

Measles Outbreak Hits 25-Year High

Officials confirmed 78 new cases of the measles, making the current outbreak the largest in more than two decades.

Feds Have More Information About Russian Hacking They Could Tell Florida, U.S. Senator Confirms

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.

Measles Outbreak on Pace to Be Largest in Decades

Ninety new cases were confirmed last week, bringing the nationwide total to 555, according to federal health officials.

Trump Order Puts State Power Over Pipeline Approvals in Crosshairs

The president charges that there’s “state level abuse” with a certain Clean Water Act certification needed for natural gas pipelines and other energy projects.

Federal Lawmakers Want to Fund Cyber Upgrades for State and Local Governments

A bill introduced Monday would create a grant program for cash-strapped states that want to bolster their digital defenses.

Colorado Poised to Pass Net-Neutrality Law

The bill, awaiting the governor's signature, would prevent non-neutral service providers from using taxpayer money.

A Patchwork of Privacy Laws Will Stifle Innovation

COMMENTARY | The president of the Consumer Technology Association says California's privacy law—along with proposed legislation in Washington state and Massachusetts—will create a tangle of rules that "stifle competition and choke small businesses."