The Obamacare debate puts them in a tough spot and for many, up against their Republican counterparts in Congress.
The Justice Department has sued several municipalities for blocking mosques and Islamic schools from being built. But the future of those lawsuits under a Trump administration is unclear.
Governments and nonprofits are increasingly looking to neighborhood barbers and hairdressers to help with problems at home and narrow gaps in education and health care.
After several years of growth, the amount states are socking away in rainy day funds has slowed.
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