Connecticut, Maryland, New York and New Jersey argue that new GOP tax policies violate states' rights and unduly punish their populations.
Just over two weeks since the Janus ruling, about a third of the affected states have taken actions meant to soften its impact on unions' membership and revenue.• Why the Janus Ruling Is Especially Bad for Black Women
What if everyone got a paycheck that they didn't work for? It's called universal basic income, and with the help of tech entrepreneurs, Stockton, Calif., is the latest city to test it.
Gina Raimondo, a former venture capitalist with blue-collar ties who has made job creation her No. 1 priority, could face a tough reelection.
Instead of making low-income kids travel for meals when school is out, Minneapolis is bringing the food to them.
The loss of jobs and the opioid epidemic are two of the biggest reasons.
Most states don't know how much they spend on extreme weather events.
Search and rescue task forces need to deploy at a moment's notice, and they have to be ready for any challenges they may encounter.
Flashing police cameras may make neighborhoods feel ominous, but they serve a purpose.
Doing more to help fund urban needs is good for their workers and their profitability. Some communities are insisting that they step up.
Ohio Rep. Emilia Sykes gets stopped by security trying to enter her place of work. She wants others to share their stories of prejudice.
In the 10 states holding races, only one looks competitive.
Voters will weigh in this fall on voter registration, campaign finance and redistricting.
Spending is up on airports but down or flat for schools, highways and prisons.
It's cheaper, legal and kills more people than opioids. But public officials are much more united in the fight against drugs than alcohol.
States across the country are struggling to staff their prisons and jails. The shortages are costing them in overtime -- and lives lost when inmates riot against conditions likely worsened by overworked guards.