Republicans, by comparison, saw 22 percent more people vote this season than in the 2014 midterms.
Oregon has the oldest sanctuary state law in the country. Until recently, it attracted little controversy. In November, voters will decide whether to repeal it.• Immigration Proposal Could Hurt Obamacare Markets
The FCC will vote on an order next week that would invalidate many local and potentially some state agreements with internet companies.
Since the Pennsylvania report, several other states have launched investigations into the Catholic Church. But in some of them, laws prevent many child victims from seeking legal justice.
Three states could restrict or preemptively criminalize abortion at a time when there is uncertainty over the future of Roe v. Wade.
Babies die at higher rates in the U.S. than in poorer countries like Cuba and Poland.
The latest from Florence, plus recent coverage on how states and cities across the country are planning for the next big storm.
Smaller-scale infrastructure projects can pay off in major ways.
There's a lot that governments can do to connect disadvantaged communities to economic opportunities.
State and local leaders need to pay a lot of attention to how businesses take advantage of the federal law's capital-investment provisions.
The trial to impeach the entire West Virginia Supreme Court starts this week. It's just one example of a growing trend among unhappy lawmakers.
Advocates say the Federal Transit Administration is sitting on nearly $1.8 billion that’s supposed to help build light rail lines, streetcars and subway improvements. Delaying these projects, they argue, could increase costs for local transit agencies.
The annual National League of Cities report signals potentially more challenging times ahead for many localities.
Their purchasing pledge is a small but symbolic step toward reducing greenhouse gases.
While progressive candidates for Congress are being generously supported, gubernatorial hopefuls are being badly outraised by their GOP opponents.• The Story Behind Andrew Gillum's Shocking Election Victory in Florida
Almost all those running for promotion to governor lost their party's primaries.