Editorial Roundup: Iowa
By The Associated Press Jun. 28, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Quad-City Times. June 9, 2021. Editorial: It’s time to step up Unfortunately, the people of Davenport have become...
NH lawmakers approve $13.5 billion budget package
By Holly Ramer Jun. 24, 2021 04:36 PM EDT
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The Republican-led New Hampshire Legislature on Thursday passed a two-year state budget that includes not only $13.5 billion in spending...
Wisconsin school leaders blast Republican K-12 spending plan
By Todd Richmod Jun. 21, 2021 01:50 PM EDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Superintendents, school board members and other education leaders on Monday demanded that Republican lawmakers devote more state aid to...
Highlights of Republican-authored Wisconsin state budget
By Scott Bauer Jun. 17, 2021 10:30 AM EDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Legislature's budget-writing committee completed its work Thursday on the state's next two-year spending plan, paving the...
Ciattarelli wins GOP nod, setting up contest with Murphy
By Mike Catalini Jun. 08, 2021 07:24 AM EDT
Nebraska county to get $4M from state to pay legal judgment
May. 26, 2021 07:23 PM EDT
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Nebraska county that was ordered to pay a $28.1 million legal judgment for sending six innocent people to prison will get $4 million...
Iowa lawmakers end session noted for conservative new laws
By David Pitt May. 20, 2021 08:52 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania
By The Associated Press May. 19, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
Philadelphia Inquirer. May 17, 2021. Editorial: Republican lawmakers should deal with real issues instead of targeting transgender children...
Arizona GOP budget deal envisions massive income tax cut
By Bob Christie May. 18, 2021 02:09 PM EDT
Differing views emerge on Idaho legislative session outcome
By Keith Ridler May. 13, 2021 04:19 PM EDT
Unusual Idaho legislative session ends in uncharted ground
By Keith Ridler May. 13, 2021 01:30 AM EDT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The longest ever Idaho legislative session has been filled with unusual events and ended in uncharted ground shortly before midnight...
Idaho governor signs property tax relief legislation
By Keith Ridler May. 12, 2021 03:36 PM EDT
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Idaho Gov. Brad Little signed a property tax relief bill Wednesday that opponents describe as deeply flawed but supporters say is better...
Missouri lawmakers OK limits on local pandemic restrictions
By David A. Lieb May. 12, 2021 02:06 PM EDT
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri lawmakers pushed back Wednesday against local coronavirus restrictions, passing legislation limiting the duration of public...
Casino taxes, city power at stake in Atlantic City future
By Wayne Parry May. 12, 2021 01:28 PM EDT
Big venues set to expand capacity as state eases limits
May. 09, 2021 05:28 PM EDT
BOSTON (AP) — Large event venues including TD Garden, Fenway Park and Gillette Stadium will be allowed to double their current capacities starting on Monday,...
Plan ties Kansas school tax to break for closed businesses
By John Hanna May. 08, 2021 05:57 PM EDT
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A measure approved by Kansas lawmakers ties the renewal of a tax that's crucial to funding public schools to a proposed tax break for...
GOP lawmakers in Kansas push COVID-19 relief for businesses
By John Hanna May. 04, 2021 04:10 PM EDT
Medical equipment venture to invest $150M, hiring 1,200
May. 03, 2021 07:05 PM EDT
BROUSSARD, La. (AP) — A company that makes personal protective equipment will open two factories near Lafayette, hiring more than 1,200 people. ...
Editorial Roundup: Florida
By The Associated Press Apr. 28, 2021 01:56 PM EDT
Sun Sentinel. April 27, 2021. Editorial: A rare victory for openness, thanks to 14 Democratic senators As the annual...
Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania
By The Associated Press Apr. 28, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
York Daily Record. April 25, 2021. Editorial: Victims have waited long enough, open Pennsylvania’s courtroom doors ...