The decision by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court created new liability for the state’s educational industry. But the court made it clear in a 44-page ruling that legal protections still exist for colleges, professors and support staff.
While meddling by hostile nations is of greatest concern, hundreds and even thousands of other outsiders probe West Virginia's election computer security almost daily, as they do in other states.
A court ruling that gave coffee drinkers a jolt earlier this year was finalized when a Los Angeles judge said coffee sold in California must carry cancer warnings.
The chief judge for Arizona federal courts reacted to the U.S. attorney general's announcement that 100 percent of unauthorized border crossers are now being referred for prosecution. Federal district courts in Arizona are at capacity and can’t take more prosecutions, their chief judge said.
Insurers are proposing double-digit premium increases in Maryland's individual-health-plan market, a consequence of what the state’s health insurance commissioner called a “death spiral.”
Georgia’s Republican governor signed a bill that aims to bring high-speed internet service to more rural areas in Georgia.
The New Mexico Supreme Court is reconsidering its ban on the use of public funds for textbooks in private schools at the request of the U.S. Supreme Court.
A new Nebraska law will give terminally ill patients the opportunity to attempt treatments that have not yet received approval from the federal Food and Drug Administration, but some doubt the change will make much difference.
The federal government confirmed that New Hampshire, as of Jan. 1, 2019, will be able to require all beneficiaries of expanded Medicaid health insurance to participate in 100 hours a month of “community engagement activities, such as employment, education, job skills training or community service as a condition of Medicaid eligibility.”
As budget negotiating season heats up, Democrats in the California Assembly are making their priorities clear, proposing $1 billion in new health care spending that includes expanding Medicaid coverage to young adults without legal status and subsidizing insurance premiums for the poor.
Oklahoma lawmakers have rejected proposed rules by the Oklahoma Ethics Commission that include barring elected state officials from becoming lobbyists during their first two years out of office.