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Educators in the nation's second-largest school district are set to strike on Monday. The dispute could impact education policy across the country.
To address sexual harassment, it needs to be reported. State employees have been hesitant to do that.
Gov. Gavin Newsom and Mayor Bill de Blasio initiated ambitious plans this week to cover drastically more residents, including undocumented immigrants who are not currently eligible for subsidized insurance.
Connecticut tops the list of states whose taxpayers receive the least bang for their buck from the feds.
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.
Federal regulations neither require schools to test their water nor have a single health standard for drinking water. The resulting patchwork of state policies can have a big impact on how -- and whether -- they respond to lead found in water.
Doing good pays dividends for both corporations and governments. Just ask Philadelphia.
As new leaders from the private sector take over state agencies, they are going to find that their new jobs require a unique dual competence.
Programs that help the most vulnerable populations -- including food stamps, cash welfare and child care -- are most affected.
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.
The Trump administration has shifted away from overseeing police in favor of tackling violent crime.
Maryland’s Mike Miller has been in charge for more than 30 years.
New York is set to become the third state Medicaid program to cover pregnancy and birth coaches for low-income women as a way of lowering the maternal mortality rate.