A state judge ruled that Republican Gov. Chris Christie can use his emergency powers to cut $887 million from a payment required by law for public workers’ retirement funds this year.
A federal appeals court Wednesday ruled that states outlawing same-sex marriage are in violation of the U.S. Constitution. The circuit court district includes Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Utah and Wyoming and Utah, which said it would appeal the decision to the U.S. Supreme Court.
A federal judge struck down Indiana's ban on same-sex marriages Wednesday, leaving state officials, lawmakers, social conservatives, gay rights supporters and legal experts scrambling to sort out exactly what the decision means — and what will happen next.
Texas is considering doing away with the licensing of X-ray technicians and 11 other types of health professionals.
The Conversation Law Foundation has charged that the effort by New England governors to promote construction of electric transmission lines and a new natural gas pipeline into the region has been shrouded in secrecy.
The University of Connecticut Board of Trustees has approved an almost $1.2 billion budget for next year that includes a 6.5 percent tuition increase, more faculty and boosts financial aid and enrollment.
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has renewed his attack on Louisiana's tax laws, saying they have been "robbing New Orleans blind for years" by shorting the city its fair share of public dollars that flow from big-ticket events like the Super Bowl.
The college programs that aim to prepare Kentucky teachers for the classroom got mixed reviews in a study by the National Council on Teacher Equality.
When they take effect, the rules will require people to post their resumes on Ohio’s job-search website, take three assessments and complete a questionnaire to continue receiving benefits.
The $29.1 billion spending plan will head for the final round of budget talks with the Senate and Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration as they try to finalize a budget before the July 1 start of the new fiscal year.
For the first time since the start of the recession, a poll released today says more Californians are feeling better off financially than those who say they are worse off.
The exact final resting place of Alabama's first capital is still in question, and modern technology is being used to solve the lingering mystery.