Several states might tax drug manufacturers for the opioids they produce. But even among supporters, there are still a lot of questions.
The first major bipartisan banking bill since Dodd-Frank has some potential pluses and minuses for states and localities.
As an African-American Democrat, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas isn't like a lot of other anti-drug advocates.
But renters may not want to celebrate just yet.
The White House indicated that it may sue other states with policies similar to California's. Does it have a case anywhere else?
Motivated by education cuts and a nationwide spirit of activism, dozens of teachers are running for legislative seats across the country.• West Virginia Teachers Strike Inspires Talk of Protest in Other States
Of the cities studied, only in New Orleans did white students travel farther than their black peers.
When the governor signs what will be the nation's strictest abortion ban, lawsuits are expected. Some say that was the point.• Months Late, Trump Changes Family Planning Program's Priorities
As homelessness rises nationwide, Las Vegas is taking a gamble on a new way of helping the homeless. But some say it's money that could be better spent.
On average, female doctors made $105,000 less than male doctors last year, and the gender pay gap actually increased.
The NRA has "in essence become a terrorist organization," said Gov. Dannel Malloy, who is considering cutting it out of the state's gun permitting process. It's not the only state, however, that directs funds toward the group.• With Guns in the Spotlight, Candidates for Governor Recalibrate Their Positions
Despite early enthusiasm, even the most liberal states are struggling to get enough support to restore the health insurance requirement that Congress repealed in December.• Idaho Tests Trump Administration's Willingness to Revoke States' Right to Regulate Obamacare
A new tech startup allows cities to chart drug usage down to the neighborhood level.
America has a skills gap. Governments across the U.S. are turning to European-style apprenticeship programs as a possible solution.
Regardless of whether a proposal to drastically expand the reasons for denying green cards becomes law, many legal immigrants are afraid to use government assistance -- for themselves and their children.