John Sturgeon and the state of Alaska argued the National Park Service didn't have jurisdiction over a river that flowed through a national preserve. The high court agreed.
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Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee and Alabama have all asked the Trump administration to allow them to implement work requirements.
In the wettest winter on record, 19 states experienced some of their highest levels of precipitation for the month of February, NOAA reported this week.
As states reduce prison sentences and try to limit the number of people incarcerated, governors say they also must drill down into the next steps needed to help people remake their lives.
“This is politics masquerading as tax policy,” New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler provides a queso recipe to future civilizations, including it a package that began a voyage to the moon earlier this week.
A new audit found that there is a lot of room for improvement with the state’s workforce programs.
Forty-five states and the District of Columbia collect state sales taxes, while local sales taxes exist in 38 states, according to the Tax Foundation.
But the company won't reopen the search for a new location.
Officials estimate that 24 million people in the United States can't get broadband internet service. Eighty percent of those people live in rural areas.
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