Recreational drug use
Colorado pot tax hike proponents get bipartisan endorsements
By James Anderson Jun. 16, 2021 04:07 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: New England
By The Associated Press Jun. 11, 2021 01:10 PM EDT
Hearst Connecticut Media. June 3, 2021. Editorial: No excuse for legislative lag on marijuana Connecticut has had...
Can pot money rebuild Atlantic City? New Jersey suggests it
By Wayne Parry May. 05, 2021 12:32 PM EDT
Montana Legislature wraps up with $12B, two-year budget
By Amy Beth Hanson Apr. 29, 2021 07:03 PM EDT
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Legislature wrapped up its 2021 session Thursday having passed a $12 billion two-year budget, set a framework for spending $2...
Louisiana lawmakers ready for latest session starting Monday
By Melinda Deslatte Apr. 10, 2021 10:14 AM EDT
Another Vermont town approves sale of recreational marijuana
Apr. 07, 2021 10:05 AM EDT
ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) — St. Johnsbury residents voted to approve the sale of recreational marijuana, after delaying the vote for a month to allow more people...
New York is latest state to legalize recreational marijuana
By Marina Villeneuve Mar. 31, 2021 11:03 AM EDT
New Mexico lawmakers reconvene to consider legalizing pot
By Morgan Lee And Cedar Attanasio Mar. 30, 2021 08:43 PM EDT
Security fence, cops, no longer encircle New Mexico capitol
By Cedar Attanasio Mar. 29, 2021 03:55 PM EDT
New York lawmakers agree to legalize recreational marijuana
By Marina Villeneuve, Jennifer Peltz And Karen Matthews Mar. 28, 2021 08:12 AM EDT
Legislature delivers virus aid, civil rights; falters on pot
By Morgan Lee And Cedar Attanasio Mar. 20, 2021 11:09 AM EDT
Democrats rally behind recreational pot bill in New Mexico
By Morgan Lee Mar. 19, 2021 03:30 PM EDT
Spending on lobbying NJ government hits new record in 2020
By Mike Catalini Mar. 09, 2021 02:23 PM EST
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Lobbyists spent a record amount of money trying to influence New Jersey's state government in 2020, the state's Election Law Enforcement...
Vermont Town Meeting Day will decide issues large and small
Mar. 02, 2021 04:00 AM EST
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — It’s Town Meeting Day in VermontTuesday and communities across the state are deciding issues as varied as local budgets to electing...
Highlights of Gov. Evers' $91 billion state budget plan
By Scott Bauer Feb. 16, 2021 08:17 PM EST
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Highlights of Gov. Tony Evers' state budget proposal submitted to the Legislature on Tuesday: GENERAL BUDGET: ...
Amid pandemic, New Mexico forges path to legal cannabis
By Morgan Lee Feb. 16, 2021 05:42 PM EST
Lamont's new $46 billion budget focuses on defeating COVID
By Susan Haigh Feb. 10, 2021 12:52 PM EST
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Defeating COVID-19 tops the priority list for Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont, who unveiled a new two-year, $46 billion state budget on...
Evers renewing call for Medicaid expansion opposed by GOP
By Scott Bauer Feb. 10, 2021 11:37 AM EST
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Gov. Tony Evers will try again to expand Medicaid coverage in Wisconsin, announcing Wednesday that his state budget proposal will also...
Virus lying low at Capitol, but still dominates agenda
By Stephen Groves Feb. 06, 2021 01:12 PM EST
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota lawmakers have survived to nearly the halfway mark in their 9-week legislative session without an outbreak of coronavirus...
A look at Gov. Wolf’s policy proposals for the 2021-22 year
By The Associated Press Feb. 02, 2021 03:39 PM EST
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Highlights of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s policy proposals for the 2021-22 budget year that starts July 1: —...