STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP: Seattle police want to bargain for body cams; Allentown, Pa. mayor shrugs off corruption charges; Baltimore gun bill gets a rewrite
Whether it’s sea level rise or a flood control project in her hometown, Mayor Coral Evans sees climate resilience and environmental sustainability as linked with social issues.
Driven by an infrastructure crisis, even legislatures dominated by fiscal conservatives are striking deals to raise taxes on gasoline and other fees paid by drivers.
We can't rely on the free market to fix our workforce—here's what works.
Jeff Sessions has ordered prosecutors to continue seizing property from suspects, even if they haven’t been charged with a crime, to help finance law enforcement practices. Philadelphia is moving in the opposite direction.
Federal data show how Philly compares with other big cities.
The ACLU is attempting to document the process, to the dismay of some like Iowa’s secretary of state.
WATCH: A retired Marine general outlined how a fundamental threat to our democracy must be addressed.
STATE AND LOCAL NEWS ROUNDUP: N.J. township nixes Jewish religious boundary; ACLU balks at Maine governor's Facebook use; remembering Talkeetna, Alaska's cat 'mayor'
This year, Vermont came close to becoming the first state to legalize recreational marijuana through the Legislature. Other states spent the first half of 2017 battling over regulations to govern voter-approved pot sales.
... and what that means for affordable housing across the country