STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | West Virginia Senate invites Virginia county to join the state … Maine governor vetoes sports betting legislation … California may consider constitutional amendment to deal with homelessness.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Arizona legislators want to stop the sale of private land to the federal government … Boston mayor announces fund for housing construction … Kentucky attorney general promises movement on child abuse cases.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Illinois won’t help municipalities collect red-light camera ticket fines anymore … Bill in Pennsylvania would shrink the legislature … Virginia governor backs bill to make election day a holiday.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | New York governor announces $45 million to fight hate crimes … Memphis mayor announces ‘public service corps’ … Protestors make demands for greater homelessness resources in Salt Lake City.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Nebraska legislature considers law to protect teachers … Virginia governor wants statue of Robert E. Lee removed from U.S. Capitol … New Mexico implements parental leave for state employees.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Oklahoma tribes file suit over casino contracts … Baltimore law barring “gag orders” of police settlements goes into effect … Illinois lieutenant governor buys mariijuana on first day weed is legal.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Watchdog group sues San Diego over smart street lights … Washington legislators subject to public record requests .... Washington attorney general sues to stop courthouse ICE arrests.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | New York City will add gender neutral option to death certificates … Group sues over increases to New York governor pay … Chicago to begin sales of legal marijuana in January despite controversy.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | South Carolina lawmaker wants women who are denied abortions to be paid as “gestational surrogates” … New Jersey legislature stalls vote on vaccine exemptions … Proposed investment in K-12 education in Virginia.