STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Alaska plastic bag bans … concerns over city’s disclosure of overdose address information … and an Ill. county’s mumps outbreak is over.
A new report also suggests that states and territories should shoulder more of the burden after disasters.
A new tool shows state to state, county to county, and city to city differences but offers an even more comprehensive picture.
Nominee Brett Kavanaugh's skepticism about some federal regulatory power could end up reflected in states' rights cases.
It's one of a handful of voter-friendly policies recommended in a new report from the Democratic-leaning Center for American Progress.
About 27,000 residents have downloaded the LA Wallet app, which launched last week.
Lawmakers are expected to come back into session on Monday to consider dozens of recent vetoes by Gov. Paul LePage on bills ranging from Medicaid expansion to banning "conversion therapy."
Workers are seeking refunds after a recent Supreme Court ruling. The legal wrangling threatens to ensnare states and localities.
The transition to self-driving vehicles could breed more congestion, not less, in the short term, one new report predicts. How should states prepare the proper policy environment?
Cyndi Lauper, who co-founded one of the groups that issued the report, said her hope is it will help states “amp up” their efforts.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Kobach brings gun float to another Kansas parade … torrential rains swamp Houston … and a tornado touches down in a Minnesota city.
Sen. John Barrasso, of Wyoming, unveiled draft legislation Monday to amend one of the nation’s bedrock environmental laws.
The highest minimum wage currently listed is in Emeryville, Calif., where businesses with more than 55 employees must pay at least $15.69 an hour.
Gov. Matt Bevin says the plan is the best way to keep the popular program solvent. Critics say he’s ignoring key data and thousands risk losing coverage.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Dystopian skies shroud San Francisco … what Duluth paid in Trump visit costs … and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Michigan mission.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Absent Pennsylvania mayor may lead to city’s shuttering … Austin’s $925 bond issue vote … and Don Jr.’s Chicago City Hall meeting.
Washington's HealthCareCompare, created by a state agency, allows residents to research the cost and quality of hundreds of medical, dental and pharmacy services and procedures.
A new CDC report highlights geographical trends in leisure-time physical activity.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that fees the unions have been able to collect in over 20 states are unconstitutional.
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