What time is it in California? If voters decide to abolish the clock-changing practice in November, answering that could become more difficult.
But according to two analyses, a majority of states have nearly enough savings to weather a downturn.• A Troubling Trend for Cities: Slowing Revenue But Rising Spending Growth
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
Companies are always going to "shop states" for the best deals. Low taxes and business-friendly policies are a better way to grow jobs.
They’re a tempting alternative to raising taxes, but their long-term costs far outweigh the revenue they bring in.
Smaller-scale infrastructure projects can pay off in major ways.
Three states could restrict or preemptively criminalize abortion at a time when there is uncertainty over the future of Roe v. Wade.
The job of a firefighter has changed almost beyond recognition. That, combined with lagging pay and personnel problems, is making it difficult to recruit enough of them.
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.
The once-quiet place reserved for technical experts is increasingly being held hostage in political fights.
Rather than going after voters in the middle, both the Democratic and Republican nominees are playing to their base.
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.