Three states could restrict or preemptively criminalize abortion at a time when there is uncertainty over the future of Roe v. Wade.
The latest from Florence, plus recent coverage on how states and cities across the country are planning for the next big storm.
The once-quiet place reserved for technical experts is increasingly being held hostage in political fights.
Rather than going after voters in the middle, both the Democratic and Republican nominees are playing to their base.
Just over half of the 36 gubernatorial races are competitive.
In its bid to start collecting a sales tax on internet purchases, Colorado could run afoul of the Supreme Court's ruling.
The job of a firefighter has changed almost beyond recognition. That, combined with lagging pay and personnel problems, is making it difficult to recruit enough of them.
Local governments are turning to data-driven tools to meet growing waste management challenges.
The research is clear: Proactive law enforcement does reduce crime. Reducing racially disparate outcomes is the next challenge.
Women running for governor this year who won primaries, which represents a 26 percent success rate. That's roughly half the success rate of female candidates for Congress this year. Georgia, Maine and South Dakota could elect their first female governor in November.
The medical community is divided over a November ballot measure that would make Massachusetts only the second state with such staffing requirements.
The annual National League of Cities report signals potentially more challenging times ahead for many localities.
Almost all those running for promotion to governor lost their party's primaries.
Bill Pound, the executive director of the National Conference of State Legislatures since 1987, helped preserve bipartisanship among lawmakers.
The IRS has moved to block high-tax states from circumventing GOP limits on tax deductions -- but not in every way possible.
The Supreme Court nominee's legal vision could empower state governments on some issues but imperil their laws on others.