The idea is gaining popularity as a way to get around federal laws that ban banks from handling cannabis businesses' money. But a new report pans the idea.
The decennial count is plagued by uncertainties and fears of undercounting immigrants, minorities and low-income people.• Judge Blocks Census Citizenship Question as Case Heads to Supreme Court
States are scrambling to figure out how to fund the $4-billion-a-month food stamps program -- and whether to keep cash welfare going. Some say it's "probably not possible."• How the Shutdown Affects Federal Employment in Each State
Legislators are seeking to roll back some of the high-profile ballot measures that voters approved in November. They also want to make it harder for initiatives to pass in the future.
Local transit agencies are being hit harder than state highway departments. But the shutdown is only part of the problem for transportation funding.• The Shutdown's Impact on States and Localities
Most of the students using Arizona’s vouchers are already in top-performing schools.
To address sexual harassment, it needs to be reported. State employees have been hesitant to do that.
Congress should use new money to prod states and cities into addressing the growing expenses of public employees.
Behavioral economics is a powerful tool to encourage people to make certain decisions, but governments need to use it with caution.
With signs pointing to a weakening economy, we need to get ready now, and we need to do it right.
California is the first state to require physicians to inform patients about their history of sexual misconduct, overprescribing medications, criminal convictions or substance abuse. Will others follow?
Incoming Gov. Mike Dunleavy is the sixth person to win the office in as many elections. The constant turnover has made it difficult for the state to solve its biggest problems.
From 2010 to 2017, nighttime pedestrian and cyclist fatalities rose 46 percent while daytime deaths rose 15 percent.• What's the 'Dutch Reach'? 2 U.S. States Adopt It to Save Cyclists' Lives
This year will see the largest class yet of millennials entering legislatures. How will they shape politics and policies?
18 of the policies and proposals that will dominate state legislatures this year.
Police departments have been sending their leaders to Israel to learn about the country's counterterrorism strategies since the 1990s. But growing opposition is pushing some to rethink these exchange programs.