Lawmakers gave final approval to a bill that would require large retailers that don’t have a presence in the state — including online retailers — to collect sales tax on purchases that are delivered into Wyoming.
The Kansas Senate came up three votes short in an attempt to override Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s veto of a bill that would have reversed many of the income tax cuts he championed in 2012.
A second Senate committee approved a bill that would impose more prison time on undocumented immigrants who commit severe violent crimes in Florida.
The three private insurers managing Iowa's $5 billion Medicaid program expect their one-year losses cumulatively to reach $450 million.
Oregon's economy is growing fast enough to generate nearly $200 million more in tax revenue. That means the state's $1.8 billion budget shortfall has shrunk to $1.6 billion.
The Missouri House backed a bill that would shorten the benefits period for laid-off workers from 20 to 13 weeks if the unemployment rate is below 6 percent. The maximum would rise if the unemployment rate goes above 6 percent, topping out at 20 weeks if the jobless rate crests over 9 percent.
Any New Hampshire resident who legally owns a gun can now carry it in a concealed fashion without a permit from their local police chief, thanks to a bill signed by Republican Gov. Chris Sununu.
The so-called right-to-try proposal would allow terminally ill patients in Wisconsin who have no other options to use experimental drugs and treatments that have not received full approval from the federal Food and Drug Administration.
The bill would have allowed South Dakota public school teachers to address strengths and weaknesses of scientific theories like evolution and climate change.
After school buses performed relatively poorly on random inspections, the Utah House voted to require more frequent checkups. It comes after representatives voted last week to eliminate all safety inspections on other non-commercial passenger vehicles.
The Georgia House voted to cut off state funding to Georgia colleges that declare themselves “sanctuary campuses” in defiance of President Donald Trump’s immigration policy.
When a pregnant minor seeks an abortion in Indiana without her parents' consent, she has to go before a juvenile court judge who decides whether she is mature enough to make the decision. A Senate bill would give her parents the right to enter the courtroom and testify on whether she is competent to make the decision.
Ohio drivers could pay an additional $5 a year to renew their license plates and a few dollars more when renewing driver's licenses under a new proposal to help counties pay for transportation projects.