As an African-American Democrat, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas isn't like a lot of other anti-drug advocates.
But renters may not want to celebrate just yet.
The White House indicated that it may sue other states with policies similar to California's. Does it have a case anywhere else?
Motivated by education cuts and a nationwide spirit of activism, dozens of teachers are running for legislative seats across the country.• West Virginia Teachers Strike Inspires Talk of Protest in Other States
Of the cities studied, only in New Orleans did white students travel farther than their black peers.
Austin Mayor Steve Adler and several other city leaders discuss their experience at this year's South by Southwest conference.• Our Full Coverage of SXSW 2018
When the governor signs what will be the nation's strictest abortion ban, lawsuits are expected. Some say that was the point.• Months Late, Trump Changes Family Planning Program's Priorities
On average, female doctors made $105,000 less than male doctors last year, and the gender pay gap actually increased.
The city leaders gathered in Austin engaged in workshops and exercises designed to help them think longer-term.• Our Full Coverage of SXSW 2018
A new study soothes worries of massive power outages but points to the need for future planning to consider EVs.
One of the three California "sanctuary" laws the U.S. Department of Justice is fighting in court. It restricts state and local police and jail officials' cooperation with federal immigration enforcement, and other states and localities throughout the country have a similar law.
A new tech startup allows cities to chart drug usage down to the neighborhood level.
When an agency head leaves, some states take years to find a permanent replacement. What takes so long?
America has a skills gap. Governments across the U.S. are turning to European-style apprenticeship programs as a possible solution.
Before we invest in new infrastructure, we need to maintain and update what we have.
It's about to happen on a large scale along our coasts, and governments need to be working to make the most of it.