A Supreme Court ruling about regulating church signs is spurring cities to repeal their anti-begging laws.
Native Americans who live on the reservation in Utah are used to having to fight for basic government services. But they’d at least like roads that can reliably transfer patients to the ER and kids to school.
Dangerous heat isn't new to Phoenix, but its efforts to keep people safe in triple-digit temperatures are.
Jurisdictions are tapping the latest in behavioral science to steer people toward better choices. Emerging technologies can increase its impact.
Among the places testing new ways to keep low-risk offenders out of jail, Charleston, S.C., stands out.
Jennifer Lawless is optimistic about the wave of women thinking about running for office -- but only tepidly.
Environmental advocacy is difficult in the Trump era. In rural areas, it's even harder. “To be personally attacked for speaking up, to be silenced, it was devastating to me," says one resident who tried to fight fracking in her rural Pennsylvania county.
State politicians on both sides of the aisle have increasingly worked to curb the practice. Now, the attorney general may have made their efforts pointless.
“As far as I know, we’re the only state doing this,” says Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff.
The latest plans in California and New Jersey have observers asking: creative solution or accounting gimmick?
As the first leader of a national government to ever address the National Governors Association, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called for fewer trade barriers and promised to work directly with state leaders.
It would slam the insurance industry, bringing downturns in the bond market and tax revenues.
A roundup of money (and other) news governments can use.
The Circular Economy, Part 4/4: The circular economy isn't synonymous with "reduce, reuse, recycle," but it's also more inclusive of this lifestyle than a community might think. We've told three stories of circular infrastructure, and the benefits it offers to their respective communities, but what do they have in common? They all follow the same four steps.
Secretaries of state are concerned about not just the federal government's request for voter information but also the information they're not getting about election security breaches.
The president's victory has been extensively explored. But a state- and county-level look at the data offers stunning evidence of just how large the shifts were in certain places.