At least 24 states ended fiscal 2016 with larger rainy day funds as a share of operating costs than before the 2007-09 downturn.
The McDowell County Public Service District has worked for 27 years to improve and maintain infrastructure that provides drinking water to people in remote corners of the state.
There are an estimated 1.3 million wild alligators in the Sunshine State and it’s the time of year they most mix with people.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Body armor for firefighters; Florida budget talks deadlocked; and Delaware’s librarians are on edge.
In times of low unemployment, “it’s a real challenge to hire as many people as we need and keep them through the whole [ski] season.” And Colorado’s growing tech sector faces similar challenges.
A program designed to address the shortage of doctors in rural and poor urban areas could be in peril unless Congress acts.
States and localities are interacting with the federal government differently under the new administration on matters of health care, immigration and a host of other issues.
Congress has paved the way to letting nurse practitioners and physician assistants prescribe anti-addiction medication. But laws in many states stand in the way.
Alabama could soon create something unprecedented in American legal history: a police department run by a church.
PHOTOS: The devastating Good Friday Earthquake nearly wiped this spot off the map in 1964. But not everything.