In November, Massachusetts will hold the nation's first statewide vote on anti-discrimination protections for transgender people.
What time is it in California? If voters decide to abolish the clock-changing practice in November, answering that could become more difficult.
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Four years ago, lawmakers snuck a term-limits extension onto the ballot. Now, thanks to recent statehouse scandals, voters will likely roll that back.
Driving remains the predominant form of commuting. But for the first time, the next most common is working from home.
The digital age, new laws and recent events have created tension between government's transparency and the privacy of the people who work for it.
Just over half of this year's candidates endorsed by Democratic Socialists are advancing to the general election. They could win seats for school boards, city councils and legislatures in 20 states.• Progressive Candidates for Governor Trail in the Money Race
In an unusual trend, prominent politicians, including three sitting Republican governors, are refusing to endorse their own party's picks for governor.• Ratings: Democrats Poised to Gain 3 to 7 Governors’ Seats
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
Procurement officers are having to get more active -- and more creative -- to find companies willing to work with the public sector.
They’re a tempting alternative to raising taxes, but their long-term costs far outweigh the revenue they bring in.
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.
Republicans, by comparison, saw 22 percent more people vote this season than in the 2014 midterms.
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.