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.
Tim Storey, who will take over as NCSL's executive director, has pledged to maintain the organization's bipartisan approach.
For years, hundreds of cities and counties have been saving money by letting their employees use cheaper drugs from other countries.• Uncertainty Clouds States' Plans to Import Drugs From Canada
All but one of America's presidents between 1976 and 2004 were governors. Since then, state leaders have barely stood a chance at the Oval Office.
Democratic and Republican secretaries of state agree that more money is needed to improve voting systems, but they disagree on how that federal funding should be spent.
Due to the high cost of naloxone, only a fraction of the nation’s police departments equip their officers with it.• Is the U.S. Ready for Its First Safe Injection Site for Drug Users?
The city is the latest government to be targeted by hackers and forced to decide whether to pay to restore vital public services.
Initiative 300, a first-of-its-kind ballot measure that even divided advocates for the homeless, failed on Tuesday by an overwhelming margin.
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