25 people in jail custody test positive for COVID-19
Jun. 23, 2021 08:30 AM EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials confirmed Tuesday that another COVID-19 outbreak at Multnomah County’s Inverness Jail has infected 25 people in custody in the...
Lawmakers again stop business tax hike, jobless benefit drop
May. 26, 2021 05:33 PM EDT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana lawmakers have agreed to keep the rules governing the state's unemployment trust fund static, avoiding the increase in...
15 inmates who contracted COVID-19 at Inverness Jail sue
Apr. 06, 2021 05:25 PM EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Fifteen inmates who contracted COVID-19 while at Multnomah County’s Inverness Jail are suing the county and Sheriff Mike Reese. ...
Lawmaker's departure produces fourth May 18 special election
Mar. 17, 2021 11:15 AM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A special election to fill a western Pennsylvania state House seat that is vacant because of a lawmaker's retirement will be held on May...
Special election to fill state House vacancy set for May 18
Jan. 12, 2021 02:58 PM EST
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Voters in a western Pennsylvania state House district will pick a representative to fill what is now a vacant seat during the May 18...
Fight over close race mars first day for Pennsylvania Senate
By Mark Scolforo And Marc Levy Jan. 05, 2021 08:38 AM EST
Official: GOP Pennsylvania House member dies
Jan. 02, 2021 05:36 PM EST
HARRISBURG (AP) — A state lawmaker who was elected to serve as the Pennsylvania House Republican Caucus chairman in the 2020-21 session has died, the House GOP...
Analysis: La. session yields no unemployment fund solution
By Melinda Deslatte Nov. 01, 2020 04:00 PM EST
No tax hikes, benefit drops for Louisiana unemployment fund
By Melinda Deslatte Oct. 20, 2020 07:23 PM EDT
Louisiana senators grapple with unemployment fund bankruptcy
By Melinda Deslatte Oct. 06, 2020 06:48 PM EDT
AP FACT CHECK: False claims swamp first Trump-Biden debate
By Calvin Woodward And Hope Yen Sep. 30, 2020 12:49 PM EDT
Oregon governor sends state police to Portland for protests
By Sara Cline Sep. 25, 2020 07:48 PM EDT
PA schools allowing more sports fans after court ruling
By Michael Rubinkam And Mark Scolforo Sep. 23, 2020 12:10 PM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Some Pennsylvania school districts are letting more fans in the stands after a federal judge’s ruling that tossed statewide pandemic...
Louisiana civil service leader defends state worker raises
By Melinda Deslatte Aug. 20, 2020 07:01 PM EDT
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Louisiana's civil service director Thursday sought to discourage state senators from criticizing $57 million in state worker pay raises...
Republicans aim new bills at shutdowns of schools, athletics
Aug. 10, 2020 07:35 PM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican state lawmakers in Pennsylvania say they want to give parents more power to let their children repeat a year of schooling if...
Romance writer accused of murder seeks release due to virus
Apr. 08, 2020 09:10 AM EDT
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A romance mystery novelist charged with killing her chef husband is asking a judge to let her leave jail and spend the rest of the...