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LGBT Battle Underscores the Powerlessness of Being Governor in North Carolina

The real power lies with the state’s increasingly conservative legislature, which may be hurting Gov. Pat McCrory’s chances of re-election in November.

Oregon Gets Company in Testing Gas Tax Alternatives

As the gas tax brings in less and less revenue, states are watching Oregon and California as they experiment with different ways to charge by mile.

Something Is Rotten in the State of Alabama

Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard is going on trial this week for corruption charges. He's just one of the state's many top government officials facing legal or ethics scandals.

Black, Gay and HIV Positive: A Long-Neglected Group

Alarming infection rates bring more attention to treatment in communities of color.

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