A case over a Hawaii wastewater treatment plant could redefine the scope of the federal law that regulates pollution in lakes, rivers, streams and oceans.
In almost every state where ballot measures to expand Medicaid have passed, Republicans have tried to change the voter-approved laws.
After the blackface scandals involving Virginia politicians, expect more candidates to dig up dirt on themselves while keeping in mind the changing culture of America and the power of the internet.
Jails and prisons around the country are replacing in-person visits with video calls, enacting strict mail policies and other regulations that limit inmates' communication with family, friends and lawyers.
Lawmakers in at least a half-dozen states are considering forming a compact in which they would agree to end efforts to lure companies with tax incentives.
After experiencing explosive growth in recent years, the city is tripling its spending to address the shortage of lower-income units.
As a project in Long Beach demonstrates, treating people as individuals rather than as statistics can yield big benefits.
If your community really has a lot to offer, you need to think beyond the press release.
What's "fair" changes along with the economy.
Some states have already adopted their own version of a plan to address climate change while creating jobs. Others are being urged to.
In an anti-union era, nurses may have found a model for effectively organizing labor.
The American Federation of Teachers wants public pensions to dump their holdings in private prison companies. But some argue politics shouldn't guide investment decisions.
A total of 37 states are under one-party control. While that usually means legislation moves quickly, it doesn't always equate to better fiscal policies.
While conservative lawmakers push "heartbeat" bills that could challenge Roe v. Wade in court, liberals are pushing legislation that allows late-term abortions during pregnancies with severe health complications.
Since the midterm elections, Republican legislators in California, Kansas and New Jersey have switched to the Democratic party.