The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families program's authorization expired in December, prompting states to use limited leftover funds.
Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly included the “reamortization” plan in her first budget. It’s proving to be controversial.
Newly released employment numbers show a small decline last year in the rate of public sector union membership.
Automakers are slow to sell EVs in places without zero emission vehicle mandates, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council.
Princeton's Eviction Lab has found that the South is home to most of the top-evicting large and mid-sized U.S. cities.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Arizona’s rainy-day fund … Iowa mayor arrested for pot-growing operation … and Seattle mayor will pursue new streetcar.
Failure to use artificial intelligence to manage cyber programs and lack of cyber insurance remain weak points for governments.
An advocacy group notes a “dramatic shift” in elected officials' views on marijuana. U.S. Attorney General nominee William Barr says it's time for Congress to take action on the issue.
Arnold Schwarzenegger and Barack Obama don’t agree on much—but they’ve both turned gerrymandering into their main political cause for the years ahead.
Lawmakers are looking at a California law that just went into effect this month.
The court on Monday asked for the U.S. government to submit views on an Alabama case.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Albuquerque crime decrease … Baltimore’s new online nudge … and “thorny” questions about marijuana legalization in New York.
The state would join California in implementing such a ban if it is enacted.
“Large amounts of tax revenue from sports gambling is no sure bet,” one expert notes.
Some transportation officials are considering road-funding plans that were once unthinkable.
When stocks get dicey, one place investors turn to is municipal bonds.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Florida State Capitol sexual harassment settlement … Mayor De Blasio announces NYC Care … and Pennsylvania’s carbon goals.
A sampling of 5 inauguration speeches from the newly sworn-in governors of California, Minnesota, Nevada, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
Most people oppose strict regulations on the technology, particularly if they’ll hinder local law enforcement’s ability to catch suspects, a new survey found.
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