Michigan State University will pay a record $4.5 million fine for its poor handling of the Larry Nassar case, the U.S. Department of Education announced.
Newark, New Jersey, Mayor Ras Baraka, a Democrat, said the replacement of the 18,000 old lead pipes snaking underground will be mandatory — and free — for all city property owners.
The orders by Republican Gov. Greg Abbott mostly focus on strengthening Texas law enforcement’s ability to respond to and prevent future shootings, largely through improving reporting channels and closing "information gaps" when members of the public or law enforcement agencies worry that a person might be a threat to commit violence.
Three new groups are questioning Ohio’s voter purge — leaving open the possibility of another lawsuit — as the state prepares to cancel the registrations of hundreds of thousands of voters today.
California is the epicenter of the tech industry and the wealthiest, most progressive state in the union, but homelessness is surging — and no one can agree on how to fix it.
Two court cases in Missouri attempt to stop courts from unlawfully assessing fees.
The Vermont Department of Public Service is recommending an investigation into the potential risks and benefits of a proposal to add more home energy storage systems across the state.
A 2019 U.S. Supreme Court ruling was a painful setback for voting rights advocates. But a silver lining was Justice Elena Kagan's dissent, which showed state judges how to kill off gerrymandering using their own constitutions.
A 2015 law passed by the Republican-controlled legislature underscores the influence that the elder-law industry has in shaping Florida’s guardianship laws.
A group pushing to legalize medical marijuana in Mississippi has turned in more than enough signatures — pending state certification — to get the issue before voters next year.
The Oklahoma Supreme Court agreed to delay hearing a challenge to the petition to halt the permitless carry law until signatures are counted.