Starting Friday, large companies in Minnesota must pay employees at least $8 an hour under a new law, up from the current state minimum of $6.15.
Tight restrictions on a new hepatitis C drug that costs $1,000 per pill require Medicaid patients to meet 25 criteria and get approval before the government health care program will pay for it.
Republican Gov. Chris Christie must decide whether to support an end to lifetime alimony in New Jersey, part of an overhaul that supporters say doesn’t go far enough.
The U.S. Supreme Court cited New York City’s 15-foot buffer zone outside abortion clinics as a possible model, but both abortion-rights advocates and abortion opponents have criticized the statute.
The letters should have been sent to voters who moved out of state, but because of human error, were sent to voters who still live in Virginia. They did not trigger the purging of any voters from the rolls.
A study found that home insurance premiums in Mississippi jumped higher than in any other state.
A state Senate panel said the failure to properly staff and track these panels results in do-nothing zombie boards that never meet, while others are paralyzed by vacancies.
The Pennsylvania State Police, one of the nation's largest forces, will have to either end the physical fitness tests it gives to applicants for state trooper positions or defend in court a practice the federal government says illegally discriminates against women.
Texas leaders have vowed to fight the Obama administration's newly proposed carbon emissions rules, but a new study said the regulations could be an economic windfall for the state.
The state insurance commissioner said the cost of health insurance for individuals skyrocketed this year in California, with some paying almost double what they paid last year.
Several wolf advocacy groups rallied at the state capitol to protest Idaho's so-called Wolf-Kill Panel, a five-member group that oversees the killing of wolves that might conflict with livestock interests.