There's a growing movement to eliminate the so-called tip credit for bartenders and servers. Washington, D.C., could be next to outlaw the practice.
Thanks in large part to a steady economy, states are finishing 2018 better than they expected.
San Francisco just elected its first black female mayor at a time when the number of big-city black mayors has been on the decline. Their leadership style has changed, too.
State unemployment insurance trust funds were decimated during the last recession. A decade later, many still don't have the funds to weather the next downturn.
The city's first chief design officer comes to the job from the Los Angeles Times.
On Tuesday, the state became the first to use ranked-choice voting, a system that could prevent “spoiler” candidates from causing havoc in crowded races.
Libraries across the country are training their staff to administer the drug that can reverse an overdose.
When a neighborhood isn't rich -- and isn't poor -- government tends to forget about it.
Preempting local laws is no longer a trend in just conservative states.
Congress created a crisis by repealing the federal law's individual mandate. States need to act to hold premiums down and keep more people insured.
Mississippi is about to find out. Decades of neglect have closed hundreds of bridges, putting the state at the forefront of America's infrastructure fight.
Voter ID battles and cybersecurity concerns have intensified and elevated these races. Republicans have more seats -- and the most to lose.• In Governors Races, Republican Survives in California While Women Thrive Elsewhere
A new database provides the first-ever national look at evictions. It shows that they happen more often than you think in places you might not expect.
"It is America's cities that are here, ready to save Washington," says the Los Angeles mayor and potential 2020 candidate.
New traffic signals in Detroit are designed to help pedestrians, cyclists and ambulances get through intersections, while helping traffic planners test safety improvements quickly.
More than a dozen states either have or are still considering the idea of letting people buy Medicaid -- regardless of how much money they make.• Virginia Just Voted to Expand Medicaid. These States Could Be Next.