The bulk of the funding boosts are going toward education and rainy day savings.
In the states holding post-election, pre-inauguration sessions this year, Republican legislators are passing sweeping bills on a wide range of issues -- some that weaken laws just approved by voters.• Lame-Duck Power Grabs Aren't New, But Republicans in Wisconsin and Michigan Are ‘More Aggressive’
It’s an increasingly divisive question. If the goal is to affect change -- from gun control to climate change -- some argue that to divest is the best, while others believe pensions would have more power keeping their financial stake.
The response from city officials: So what? They are pushing forward to open the controversial facilities that exist in other countries as a way to reduce drug overdoses.
The Supreme Court’s ruling was expected to diminish union membership. But so far, many unions have actually increased their numbers since the verdict. Conservative groups are working to reverse that trend in the long run.• ALEC Outlines 2019 Agenda to Erode Union Power
Should jumping the turnstile be treated as a crime or a civil violation akin to missing a toll?
By the end of her first term, Hawaii state Rep. Lauren Matsumoto was hospitalized for exhaustion from trying to "do it all."
As Maryland has learned, it’s crucial to know the costs of proposed legislation.
The turnaround of Central Park is more than an urban success story. It's about shared responsibility and trading power for results.
Cities are eliminating requirements for new buildings to have parking.
The fresh crop of progressives taking state office next year could shake up the conversations about how to lower the cost of living.
Governments in the U.S. are starting to accept cryptocurrencies, a controversial method of payment that got its start on the dark web.
While state lawmakers have been locked in a stalemate on the issue, the city has implemented new rules and programs that have helped it achieve the lowest incarceration rate of any big U.S. city.
These honorees didn’t just set goals; they set ambitious, attention-grabbing goals that they're accomplishing.
This is the first holiday season since the U.S. Supreme Court allowed states to tax online shopping.