"There is something to upset everyone in the IRS rule."
Amid concerns over "fake" exemptions, California is debating a bill that would make public health officials sign off on them like they do in other states. Doctors support the legislation, but the Democratic governor has criticized it.
It will be the first state where the legislature -- not voters -- legalized cannabis sales. But that's not all that makes it unique.• Will Marijuana and Sports Betting Solve Illinois' Budget Problems?
The governors of Kentucky, New Jersey and West Virginia face different controversies, but they're all wealthy businessmen who had never before held elected office.
Lawmakers say they want to clear up confusion over plant-based meat substitutes.
The first African-American woman to lead Cook County's State's Attorney's Office talks about how she's making it more transparent and where her confidence comes from.
But a handful of cities are starting to provide counsel in civil court.
Coordinating commissions have fallen out of favor. It’s time to bring them back.
West Virginia's experience offers lessons in what states can do to provide retirement systems that benefit educators and taxpayers alike.
Competition for talent is going to intensify. Government needs new approaches to how it compensates its workforce.
States are wading into what used to be a local issue, and styrofoam containers are their next target in the effort to reduce waste that pollutes the environment.
In the post-recession era, some struggling governments are choosing not to pay bondholders -- and judges are allowing their refusal.
The ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have set an audacious goal: reducing their greenhouse gas emissions to zero.
We know how. We are the how.
It involves tweaking the tone and the look of letters home to parents.
Congress passed a long-delayed bill to help places recover from past (and future) natural disasters. President Trump is expected to sign it.
Plus, where the funding comes from and how it's spent in each state.