Some cities slap liens on homes for unpaid bills, then sell those liens to the highest bidder.
Studies show that women often pay more than men for auto insurance.
All of the bills are aimed at the same purpose—keeping non-meat products from being viewed and purchased as beef.
What happens when priests or other clergy learn of child abuse during confession or other “clergy-penitent privilege" situations?
Lawmakers are looking at a California law that just went into effect this month.
Seven states have kicked off sports betting since a Supreme Court decision essentially making it legal.
Missouri passed a law banning food labels like "veggie burgers." Although that is being challenged in court, ranchers in other states are pushing for similar legislation.
Legislation would require more disclosure to consumers ahead of devices being installed on vehicles.
More and more states are loosening up job licensing requirements, as both free-market advocates and liberal groups argue to legislators that they are barriers to work.
States and local governments are turning against traffic cameras.
Many states are looking at how they can tax more online sales. But for states that don't collect sales tax, the issue is different.
Several states started to allow sports betting after the U.S. Supreme Court's decision overturning a federal ban. More are expected to follow.
Confusion, conflict and costly fines for riders of e-bikes.
To tackle stubborn food insecurity in rural areas, one idea is to bring food to those who need it.
While some states are looking at stronger penalties and other measures, officials acknowledge curbing robocalls is a very difficult task.
Nominee Brett Kavanaugh's skepticism about some federal regulatory power could end up reflected in states' rights cases.
Some cities are banning plastic straws, while three state legislatures have debated the issue this year.
State legislatures consider proposals to eliminate the so-called gag rules that pharmacists say can prevent them from telling customers about cheaper drugs.
Gambling experts warn that starry-eyed lawmakers might be overestimating their haul from legalized sports betting.
Broad-based consumer bills on internet privacy and net neutrality failed or are still pending as state legislative sessions wind down. And the ones that have passed have been limited.
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