Reluctant States Raise Gas Taxes to Repair Roads

Driven by an infrastructure crisis, even legislatures dominated by fiscal conservatives are striking deals to raise taxes on gasoline and other fees paid by drivers. Read More

Legal Marijuana

This year, Vermont came close to becoming the first state to legalize recreational marijuana through the Legislature. Other states spent the first half of 2017 battling over regulations to govern voter-approved pot sales. Read More

Reproductive Health

As Washington moved to reduce federal funding for women’s health, the battle over affordable birth control and other women’s health services shifted to state capitals. Read More
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Even as they dealt with two recessions, most states amassed enough revenue between fiscal years 2002 and 2015 to cover their expenses.

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