Oregon Legislature adjourns 2021 session marked by COVID
By Sara Cline Jun. 26, 2021 09:17 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: New England
By The Associated Press Jun. 25, 2021 03:45 PM EDT
Hearst Connecticut Media. June 23, 2021. Editorial: Police accountability demands transparency The powers granted to...
GOP-led Arizona Legislature OK's $1.9B income tax cut
By Jonathan J. Cooper And Bob Christie Jun. 24, 2021 04:53 PM EDT
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...
Lawmakers OK letting students repeat year because of COVID
Jun. 24, 2021 03:37 PM EDT
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Lawmakers made a final vote Thursday to approve a bill to let parents decide whether to have their children repeat a year of school, a...
Michigan bill to end extra unemployment benefit faces veto
By David Eggert Jun. 24, 2021 02:00 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republican lawmakers voted Thursday to stop a $300 weekly federal supplement that is added to unemployed workers' benefits in Michigan,...
Council’s rental rules to become law without mayor signature
Jun. 24, 2021 08:10 AM EDT
SEATTLE (AP) — Several Seattle City Council bills surrounding rental housing will become law without Mayor Jenny Durkan’s signature. Durkan...
Face mask decisions left with local NC schools in House bill
Jun. 23, 2021 07:24 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Local school leaders — and not state officials — would decide for next school year whether students and workers in K-12 schools must wear...
Delaware House approves budget bill for upcoming fiscal year
By Randall Chase Jun. 23, 2021 05:56 PM EDT
DOVER, Del. (AP) — House lawmakers on Wednesday approved a spending plan for the fiscal year starting July 1 that adds hundreds of millions of dollars to the...
Minnesota House passes $7 billion transportation budget bill
Jun. 23, 2021 05:56 PM EDT
Arizona GOP advances wish list on race, taxes, elections
By Jonathan J. Cooper And Bob Christie Jun. 23, 2021 05:40 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Senate passed a $12.8 billion budget for the coming fiscal year early Wednesday that contains massive income tax cuts after a...
Editorial Roundup: Florida
By The Associated Press Jun. 23, 2021 05:06 PM EDT
South Florida Sun Sentinel. June 18, 2021. Editorial: Florida election supervisors must keep asking hard questions ...
One building, two worlds: Bridging stubborn gap in Congress
By Steven Sloan Jun. 23, 2021 04:30 PM EDT
Michigan lawmakers announce bills after opioid deaths spike
By Anna Liz Nichols Jun. 23, 2021 03:48 PM EDT
LANSING, Mich (AP) — A bipartisan group of Michigan lawmakers announced a package of bills Wednesday to curb opioid overdose deaths in the state, which experts...
Editorial Roundup: U.S.
By The Associated Press Jun. 23, 2021 11:53 AM EDT
Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: June 22 The Kansas City Star on hubris and COVID...
Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania
By The Associated Press Jun. 23, 2021 09:00 AM EDT
York Dispatch. June 22, 2021. Editorial: By coming out, former Penn State standout Carl Nassib proves his courage The...
Biden targets law-breaking gun dealers in anti-crime plan
By Colleen Long And Jonathan Lemire Jun. 23, 2021 05:19 AM EDT
Senate Republicans OK local redistricting delay
Jun. 23, 2021 01:15 AM EDT
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Senate approved a Republican bill Wednesday that would delay local governments’ redistricting efforts. ...
Arizona Senate passes budget, tax cut after House Dems walk
By Jonathan J. Cooper And Bob Christie Jun. 22, 2021 08:29 PM EDT
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona House Democrats refused to show up at the Capitol on Tuesday, blocking debate on a budget and a major tax cut primarily benefiting the...
Panel OKs NC Senate budget bill; Dems pan policy provisions
By Gary D. Robertson Jun. 22, 2021 03:20 PM EDT
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Senate Republicans pushed their North Carolina government budget proposal through the chamber's largest committee Tuesday, rejecting...