Source: Boston Globe | Massachusetts |
March 19, 2013
State business and government leaders say federal rules stemming from the national health care overhaul threaten to drive up insurance costs in Massachusetts, a state widely viewed as a model for the sweeping legislation signed by President Obama in 2010.
Source: Seattle Times | Washington state |
March 19, 2013
Canadians are finding that before they can enter pot-friendly Washington, where marijuana is now legal for recreational use, they must first be admitted into the country by the U.S. government, which still outlaws the drug.
Source: AP/Washington Post | Nation |
March 18, 2013
The Supreme Court will hear arguments Monday about the validity of an Arizona law that tries to keep illegal immigrants from voting by demanding all state residents show documents proving their U.S. citizenship before registering to vote in national elections.
Attorneys general from more than a dozen states are pushing Congress to restrict federal funding to for-profit colleges, which face growing complaints that they often leave students with piles of debt but not enough training to find high-paying jobs.
The Department of Justice announced Wednesday that it will send $2.3 million to 12 counties and cities in 10 states to bolster efforts to prevent domestic violence homicides, even as Washington remains consumed with budget cutbacks.
Source: Los Angeles Times | Nation |
March 13, 2013
First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck were among a high-powered roster of public figures whose personal and financial information was posted on the Internet.