Florida this month became the first state to offer a Medicaid health plan designed exclusively for people with serious mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, major depression or bipolar conditions.
A federal judge will be asked today to block key provisions of North Carolina's overhauled voter law, including fewer early voting days and the elimination of same-day registration, from remaining in effect for November's midterm elections.
With Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal’s approval, movie theaters across Louisiana are now able to apply to sell alcohol under certain conditions.
Mayor Mike Duggan promised immediate improvements after Detroit hit a low point last year, becoming America’s largest to file for bankruptcy. The North End captures both the hope and challenge of the mayor’s pledge.
Recreational marijuana stores have been hustling to set up shop while growers and processors are racing to package pot so it’s ready to deliver Tuesday, when the first stores are expected to open.
Changes in their benefits will require some state workers to travel to cities more than three hours away to get the best rates for specialty health care.
Before a single vote is cast, legal disputes surrounding a November ballot initiative to end Phoenix's employee pension system could land in court.
The energy boom has lifted North Dakota to first in job creation as most other states haven’t regained the jobs they lost during the recession.
The Kansas quakes are part of a major escalation in earthquakes that have struck the nation’s heartland in the wake of the oil and gas boom.
Ohio leads the country in hazardous material transportation accidents.
At least five national chains with branches in West Virginia would rather you not bring guns to their businesses, although it’s legal to do so.
Wisconsin officials and bike advocates are taking steps to map out dozens of bike routes across the state.