New Jersey is not the only state having trouble enforcing its ban. In Massachusetts, where residents had until February to surrender their bump stocks, State Police received just three devices.
Like any other pressing issue of the day, it’s important to know where local leaders stand—and what they’re hearing.
A warm winter and weak snowpack suggests that this “is the kind of drought we will have to deal with in the future.”
Only 17 states pay for one or more full-time staff positions to help problem gamblers, according to a 2016 survey from the National Council on Problem Gambling and the Association of Problem Gambling Service Administrators.
“Donald Trump cannot stop us in states and governors in building a clean energy future,” Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said during the Center for American Progress 2018 Ideas Conference.
The number of pedestrians killed on U.S. roadways is up—by a lot.
The Georgia Army National Guard has a cyber readiness inspection coming up and wants a contractor to spend the summer helping it get ready.
The high court made clear that state legislatures have a “dual sovereignty” with their federal counterparts.
The bill, passed by committee, requires that the offenses be somehow related to an individual’s public employment.
All three major components of personal income—work earnings, transfers such as Social Security benefits, and property income—rose over the past 10 years. Among the factors that shape personal income, effects vary by state.
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Sen. Rick Jones says the legislation is necessary because Michigan voters may soon decide whether to legalize marijuana for recreational use.
A new map from the Partnership for Working Families covers nine economic and racial justice issue areas where localities are being interfered with.
But creating evidence-based employment programs can be tricky.
The goal is the most ambitious of any U.S. state.
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The National Governors Association seizes an opportunity to prepare its members to for crucial technology policy decisions.
Critics of the mandate warn home prices will escalate.
At least 16 states debated bills to regulate the short-term rental industry this year. Only one, Indiana’s, was signed into law.
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