Themis Klarides is defying expectations and redefining leadership in the Connecticut legislature.
The push to form new governments is heating up in places from Georgia to California.
The president promised to give states more flexibility on health care. His administration has -- but with some restrictions.
Thanks in large part to a steady economy, states are finishing 2018 better than they expected.
San Francisco just elected its first black female mayor at a time when the number of big-city black mayors has been on the decline. Their leadership style has changed, too.
State unemployment insurance trust funds were decimated during the last recession. A decade later, many still don't have the funds to weather the next downturn.
On Tuesday, the state became the first to use ranked-choice voting, a system that could prevent “spoiler” candidates from causing havoc in crowded races.
Police commissioners who don't wear the uniform have the power and authority to institutionalize reforms.
The real money isn't in roads and bridges. It's in people and services.
New research provides a formula to help cities and counties know what to expect, financially, when drug deaths spike.
Lax building codes and poor enforcement are a big problem in some places.
A new database provides the first-ever national look at evictions. It shows that they happen more often than you think in places you might not expect.
Several states are considering exemptions from Medicaid work requirements that would disproportionately impact black and white people.
Michigan regulators want to eliminate lead service lines by 2040. But water utilities say that would be too costly, unrealistic and maybe even unnecessary.
Comments about "labor peace" during the February hearing didn't attract a lot of attention at the time. But since then, labor protests have spread across the country.