State legislatures will have a lot on their plates. They’ll deal with issues in wildly differing ways. We set the context for the 2021 session with an overview of everything from abortion to redistricting.
By Alan Greenblatt, David Kidd, Carl Smith | January 19, 2021
As the summer months approach, state energy officials are scrambling to find ways to reduce stress on the state’s power grid, including reductions in air conditioner use and briefly powering down refrigerators.
By Sammy Roth, Los Angeles Times | January 6, 2021
The contested Senate race will determine which political party has control of the U.S. Senate. If Republicans maintain majority, Biden will enter into a divided government that has not been seen since George H.W. Bush.
By Gregory Korte, Bloomberg News | January 5, 2021
Sen. Harry Reid made sure Nevada became a key state for presidential elections, which helped to cinch President-elect Joe Biden the nomination. Now he wants Nevada to start the next presidential nominating process.
By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times | December 22, 2020
Former Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen hopes to provide about 300 former coal miners with jobs for years to come working on a solar farm. But the jobs would be part time and the solar farm is still in development.
By Liz Moomey, Lexington Herald-Leader | December 22, 2020