State officials like permits for offshore drilling, while environmentalists want to see less.
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Also: Maryland's manure innovation grant and Connecticut ends homelessness for veterans.
It took the Peach State about seven years, but its data accuracy is now in the 90th percentile.
As Boston can attest, the entire system of fixing old roads and rails and financing new ones is breaking down.
The controversial regulation has sparked a methodological ad campaign in swing states.
As of Aug. 25, there were at least 68 large wildland blazes still active.
Also: Lead-poisoned and preyed upon in Baltimore and vetoing heroin-addiction programs in Illinois.
Don Ness remains popular as he nears the end of his second mayoral term, even after wading into sticky policy issues.
Insufficient data and the need to raise revenue impede states' efforts to reform local court fines and fees.
In an area once known for its fine pottery, there's now economic decline, heroin abuse, a hazardous waste incinerator and the nation's largest coal ash dumping site.