Partially because of its high cost, nearly half the states are restricting Medicaid patients' access to an effective new hepatitis C drug. Experts say there’s no question lawsuits will come.
More than a handful of states cut unemployment benefits in recent years.
Efforts to raise the legal smoking age to 21 have been limited to the local level so far, but New Jersey could be the first state to change that.
While Detroit used unpaid bills to cut off water service to thousands of people, five other cities are using those same outstanding payments to identify and help people in need.