Washington County and Hillsboro offered Intel three decades of property-tax breaks, aiming to secure up to $100 billion in investment and the chip maker's role at the heart of Oregon's economy.
For all the hubbub over the state’s new concealed carry law, just over one half of one percent of the state population now has a license to carry a concealed weapon roughly six months after the first permits were mailed out by the Illinois State Police.
The legislature ended a three-day special session by moving 368,000 voters in North and Central Florida into new districts as it changed the boundaries of seven congressional seats.
Texas prosecutors say complying with the Michael Morton Act, which mandates that every piece of evidence collected by law enforcement be provided to both prosecutors and defense attorneys, has vastly increased the workload in every case, from traffic violations to murder cases.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Kansas state government violated investment disclosure laws in selling bonds and the federal agency issued a cease-and-desist order against the state.
Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed a bill into law establishing an alternative pre-trial release system so that poor defendants aren’t stuck in jail because they can’t afford bail.
A state judge rejected an attempt by Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo to block a little-known opponent, Zephyr Teachout, from challenging him in the Democratic Party primary on Sept. 9.
A federal judge has extended a moratorium on executions in Ohio into next year as questions mount about the effectiveness of a new, two-drug combination being used to carry out the death penalty.
As of Sunday morning, 41.4 percent — or 285,471 — of Hawaii’s 688,778 registered voters statewide cast ballots.
Gov. Jerry Brown’s administration came out against a $9-billion school-facilities bond proposed by California lawmakers for the November statewide ballot.
Some Wisconsin school district officials say they are opposed to Republican Gov. Scott Walker’s effort to repeal Common Core standards, saying it would be expensive and time consuming.
Lawyers pledged to keep fighting a 2013 law that tightens the window for early voting and makes it harder for people to cast ballots outside of their precincts—even after a federal judge decided not to block the law in time for November’s elections.
Lottery officials point the finger at Maryland Live for helping to end the lottery’s unprecedented 16-year run of annual sales increases.