STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Civil asset forfeiture reform bills … New Orleans short-term rental restrictions … and Oregon roadkill consumption rules.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Tsunami of sewage led to Michigan landslide … Florida governor using seized drug plane … and pastor sues St. Louis after bologna sandwich ticket.
Some transportation officials are considering road-funding plans that were once unthinkable.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Florida State Capitol sexual harassment settlement … Mayor De Blasio announces NYC Care … and Pennsylvania’s carbon goals.
In a city with a long history of population losses, Mayor Mike Duggan announces the city’s point person to lead community outreach to promote the 2020 count.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Federal shutdown delays hurricane recovery funds … another Flint water crisis plea deal …. and confusion comes with Conn. town’s pay-per-bag trash collection proposal.
A sampling of 5 inauguration speeches from the newly sworn-in governors of California, Minnesota, Nevada, Wisconsin and Wyoming.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Minn. is falling behind on goals to reduce emissions … Airbnb sees big growth in rural areas … and a lawsuit could drain Pa. transit funding.
Many localities haven’t yet felt the full brunt of influenza season.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Powerful Chicago alderman indicted … Maine governor signs Medicaid executive order … and Texas county’s new district attorney fires 15 people.
“Necessity is the mother of invention,” says Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who plans to “break the box” on a long-planned tunnel rehabilitation project three months before its scheduled start.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Pennsylvania pension changes … N.Y. gov.’s about-face on marijuana ... San Diego scooter safety ... and Kentucky open-records lawsuits.
Making seismic alerts available to the public has been a priority for Mayor Eric Garcetti.
From Akron, Ohio, to Yavapai County, Arizona, and countless other places, navigate the year in state and local government news from around the nation.
Something that paved the way for the success of Jerry Brown’s second tour as California governor: His eight years at Oakland City Hall.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Alaska mayor killed in D.C. … New Orleans delays short-term rental vote … and Colorado city’s grocery tax refund plan.
A California state auditor’s report focuses much attention on a slow public health response as the highly-contagious liver disease spread.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Texas driver’s license problems … unused computer equipment in Kansas … and Los Angeles teachers are set to strike in January.
Package thefts aren’t a new problem for police departments, some of which are using creative tactics in order to nab “porch pirates.”
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Oklahoma’s unaccredited teachers … Connecticut’s new budget chief … and New Mexico’s backlog in unpaid film incentives.
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