Source: New York Times | Hazleton, Pa. |
April 1, 2013
The Pennsylvania city presents a test case of whether the party risks leaving behind a critical part of its core constituency: white working-class voters for whom illegal immigration stirs visceral reactions.
Source: Indianapolis Star | Indiana |
April 1, 2013
If Washington doesn’t agree to allow the state to alter Medicaid to fit the Healthy Indiana Plan — which could happen — Medicaid would not be expanded and the state would forgo $10.5 billion in federal aid through 202
The sequester will cost energy states tens of millions of dollars in mineral revenues, a move that has sparked anger — and surprise — among some state officials who say they should have been informed sooner.
Ahead of President Barack Obama's visit to the Port of Miami, Florida Gov. Rick Scott criticized him and the federal government for not paying their share of port improvement projects costs in the state.
More than half of the nation’s thousands of miles of rivers and streams are plagued by poor water quality, including harmful nutrient pollution and mercury, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Source: Des Moines Register | Iowa |
March 27, 2013
A federal appeals court has sided with a group of Iowa cities challenging Environmental Protection Agency wastewater treatment rules that would have forced cities across the country to spend billions of dollars if the court had upheld them.
Source: Inside Higher Ed | Michigan |
March 26, 2013
Even before the justices have issued a ruling on the other affirmative action case that they considered this term, they agreed to consider whether Michigan voters had the legal right to bar the state's public colleges and universities from considering race or ethnicity in admissions.