STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Florida legal marijuana push raises more than $1.2 million ... Gun rights protests in Columbus, Ohio ... Drugstores and drug distributors ask for a new judge in opioid lawsuit.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Massachusetts sees support for ranked choice voting … Half of Wisconsin residents haven’t heard of state legislative leaders … California repeals law that requires residents to help police officers.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Texas leaders discuss background checks for guns … License plate changes in New York spark debate and conspiracies … Nashville mayor asks for repeal of legislation penalizing sanctuary cities.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Proposal in Alaska would limit events in breweries .. Austin City Council tries to move homeless encampments off sidewalks … Chicago Mayor spars over gun violence during Labor Day weekend.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | New York judge rejects ban on outside income for state legislators … North Dakota lawmaker to livestream committee meetings … Washington legislature plans to sue governor over vetoes.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Purdue Pharma looks to settle state and local lawsuits … Idaho governor criticizes court over gender surgery decision … California legislature passes bill requiring greater financial transparency from Kaiser Permanente.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Ohio Democrats set up gun control website … Women’s rights activists push Florida legislature to ratify Equal Rights Amendment … Minnesota Governor prepares for recreational marijuana.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Los Angeles considers hiring homeless people for cleanup projects … Cars found blocking underground drains in New Orleans … West Virginia governor fights to live outside the state capital.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Kentucky’s governor and lieutenant governor face off in court … Dallas mayor forms task force to find solutions for violent crime … Baltimore city council passes new ethics laws.