The president promised to give states more flexibility on health care. His administration has -- but with some restrictions.
There's a growing movement to eliminate the so-called tip credit for bartenders and servers. Washington, D.C., could be next to outlaw the practice.
Thanks in large part to a steady economy, states are finishing 2018 better than they expected.
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.
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.
The city's first chief design officer comes to the job from the Los Angeles Times.
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.
A change in federal law lets more than just law enforcement agencies collect unused and unwanted pills.
When a neighborhood isn't rich -- and isn't poor -- government tends to forget about it.
Number of children, according to the Trump administration, who have been separated from parents facing criminal prosecution for unlawfully crossing the border over a six-week period that ended last month. Controversy over the practice has led to growing cries for the White House to end the "zero-tolerance" policy on illegal immigration that it put in place in April.
There's a better way for governments to focus on effective initiatives.
More of them are calling for the lower rates and prudent spending that fuel economic vitality.
Voter ID battles and cybersecurity concerns have intensified and elevated these races. Republicans have more seats -- and the most to lose.• In Governors Races, Republican Survives in California While Women Thrive Elsewhere
A new database provides the first-ever national look at evictions. It shows that they happen more often than you think in places you might not expect.
Lax building codes and poor enforcement are a big problem in some places.