The short-term effects haven't been as bad as predicted, but local governments are still worried about the long term.
Some are boycotting Georgia after it passed a "heartbeat" bill last week. Others argue there are better ways to protect abortion rights.
As they start to roll in, some say the tobacco settlement offers a cautionary tale.
What's likely the most comprehensive research of its kind doesn't bode well for tax incentives.
In Colorado, Republicans are trying to oust a dozen Democratic state legislators. It's the latest example of a political party using once-rare recalls as a way to gain control.
Less than half of the states where the drug treatment is legal protect patients from employment discrimination. Courts have generally sided with employers -- until recently.
The Trump administration is pulling some federal funding from California. But that project and others like it are quickly moving forward.
Too often, college and university governing boards resist bringing students and the public into decisions that have a powerful impact on them.
As the idea of "free college" gains popularity, Virginia and Iowa are instead focused on career and technical education.
Tim Storey, who will take over as NCSL's executive director, has pledged to maintain the organization's bipartisan approach.
North and South Carolina teachers rallied this week. Educators in Sacramento, Calif., and Oregon could strike later this month.• The Key to Predicting the Next Teacher Strike
Councilmembers in Chicago and Philadelphia, which give them unusual amounts of authority, are facing criminal charges.
A growing body of evidence shows that "alternative investments" may be lowering returns and costing state and local governments more.
Initiative 300, a first-of-its-kind ballot measure that even divided advocates for the homeless, failed on Tuesday by an overwhelming margin.
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