A growing number of states are limiting access to them.
States across the country are struggling to staff their prisons and jails. The shortages are costing them in overtime -- and lives lost when inmates riot against conditions likely worsened by overworked guards.
The landmark decision could boost state governments' revenues by tens of billions of dollars a year. But first, they have to decide how to take advantage of it. Some hope the ruling will spur Congress to pass national rules.
His executive order, signed on Wednesday, comes after days of governors and mayors escalating their words of opposition into actions attempting to block the immigration policy announced in April.
Lawsuits are costing governments millions, and, in some cases, forcing them to shut down departments.
For now, it's the Republicans. Seven GOP-held AG seats, compared to three for the Democrats, are being hotly contested.
The push to form new governments is heating up in places from Georgia to California.
The president promised to give states more flexibility on health care. His administration has -- but with some restrictions.
Thanks in large part to a steady economy, states are finishing 2018 better than they expected.
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.
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.
When a neighborhood isn't rich -- and isn't poor -- government tends to forget about it.
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.
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.
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