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.
At least she didn't used to. Now, she says, times have changed.
The president promised to give states more flexibility on health care. His administration has -- but with some restrictions.
Improving the on-time completion rate is critical to ensuring communities' economic health. Mayors have an important role.
Police commissioners who don't wear the uniform have the power and authority to institutionalize reforms.
Themis Klarides is defying expectations and redefining leadership in the Connecticut legislature.
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.
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.
New research provides a formula to help cities and counties know what to expect, financially, when drug deaths spike.
Michigan regulators want to eliminate lead service lines by 2040. But water utilities say that would be too costly, unrealistic and maybe even unnecessary.