Indian Tribes Find Opposition to Gambling a Barrier to Recognition

  • February 08, 2016
  • Stateline Story
  • By Teresa Wiltz
For American Indian tribes, getting federal recognition is a highly convoluted and politically charged process that can take decades and cost millions of dollars. Read More

Smart Meters

  • February 05, 2016
  • Stateline Story
  • By Sarah Breitenbach
Worries over safety and privacy have led some states to allow consumers to refuse smart meters that are designed as more accurate and potentially energy-saving devices. Read More

Teen Dating Violence

  • February 04, 2016
  • Stateline Story
  • By Jen Fifield
Hoping to break the cycle of violence, dozens of states now require schools to teach lessons aimed at preventing teen dating violence, and others may act this year. Read More
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