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Should Violence Against Cops Be a Hate Crime?

"Blue Lives Matter" bills that would increase the penalties for attacking police are popping up in states and Congress.

The Impact of New Overtime Rules on Government

The federal change won’t just hit state and local personnel costs.

Some Officials Are Getting Schooled in Running Elections

At a time when the job of elections administration is becoming more complex and more scrutinized, a major university has started formal training.

Why Water in Schools Is So Susceptible to Lead Poisoning

New York is set to become the first state to require schools to regularly test their water for lead. But it's far from the only place with the problem.

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