They once numbered in the thousands. Now, only a fraction are left, mostly abandoned and falling apart. But Kathy Wilner is determined to find every remaining one-room school in her state.
Despite election officials across the nation confirming that there was no evidence of election fraud, county GOP members recently screened an election denier documentary to educate voters.
For the first time since 1951, Nebraska has had to have a special election to replace Rep. Jeff Fortenberry after he resigned. But in conjunction with a redistricting year, the election has left some voters unrepresented.
As the list of companies pledging to cover their employees’ abortion-related expenses continues to grow, some wonder if the employee will have to sacrifice privacy to access the financial benefits.
What seems like a narrow point of law could have profound consequences for American elections — including the race for the White House in 2024.
On indicator after indicator, health care lags in the states that ban abortion or are likely to in the wake of the Supreme Court’s ruling. Will the abortion-ban states be able to catch up?
There are just 450 postal police officers left in the U.S. That’s down 130 in the past three years, just half as many as in 2008, and one-sixth the number who patrolled the mail system in the 1970s.
Between redistricting and an especially late election day, there have been a few ballot-related issues ahead of the Maryland primary on July 19, but officials are hopeful the problems have been resolved.
Several cities across the state are considering pilot scooter programs. Ensuring the safe use of micromobile vehicles requires analysis of driver behaviors, road infrastructure and local regulation.
Highly detailed data around cycling and pedestrian activity has not always been easy to come by. Public officials and micromobility advocates stress the need for better data to make the case for more and better infrastructure.
During extreme weather events, renewable energy alone will not be enough to meet the state’s rising power demand. The state’s solution: Keep Diablo Canyon open as a failsafe for electricity generation.
Cities could offer to absorb 100 percent of the purchase and installation costs of micro-irrigation systems in exchange for a percentage of the water that farmers would save by making the switch.
Florida is among several Republican states that are reducing abortion access, including mailing medication and telehealth abortions. But it is unclear how, or if, state health officials can enforce laws on out-of-state physicians.
The Department of Environmental Conservation rejected an air permit to the power plant near Seneca Lake that used most of its electricity generation to mine the cryptocurrency. Many see it as an environmental win.
Companies across the nation have vowed to support access to abortion for their employees, sometimes offering as much as $10,000 to cover abortion-related expenses, but plans are unclear for how the coverage would play out.
The median age in Maine dropped to 44.7 in 2021, a slight drop from 44.8 the year prior, marking the first time in more than two decades that the median age has dropped. Still, the state ranks as the oldest in the nation.
In a political landscape already divided over climate action, the ruling in West Virginia vs. EPA effectively leaves state and local government to face a global challenge on its own.
Twice as many teachers are thinking about quitting than at the start of the pandemic. States are raising pay, but there's a promising model in Arizona that might make more stick around.
They will decide whether the state’s Republican lawmakers have the power to draw a partisan election map without interference from state judges. At issue is a potentially far-reaching shift in election law.
The Department of Labor and Workforce Development said that it cannot access jobless claims data to make weekly unemployment benefit payments for 12,000 workers.
The state Voting Systems Commission recommendations include ballots that can be marked by hand; ballots that are marked in a machine; preprinted ballots; and ballots that are printed for voters at the precinct.
The civics training, part of Gov. Ron DeSantis’ Civics Literacy Excellence Initiative, underscores the tension building around education and how classrooms have become battlegrounds for politically contentious issues.
With authority and accountability split between three jurisdictions, the nation’s third-largest transit system has lurched from one crisis to another. Now, with ridership and reliability tanking, the service faces an uncertain future.
Western states are in the forefront of bringing technology to bear to expunge the records of long-ago convictions and provide new economic opportunity for millions of Americans.
Election officials are working in an unprecedented climate of antagonism, with threats on the increase. A nonpartisan group of election and law enforcement officials have joined forces to give them resources and support.
The state Supreme Court has ruled that when counties sell buildings for overdue taxes, any extra money must be returned to the property owners and may not be pocketed by local governments.