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The Kansas Senate Chamber in Topeka

On the Brink of AHCA Vote, Kansas Lawmakers Make Their Own Move on Medicaid

“I think if we waited for Washington to sort themselves out, we wouldn’t vote for anything,” one Kansas state senator told Route Fifty.

Cincinnati, Ohio

Cincinnati Seeks P3 Deal to Develop a ‘Wi-Fi Superhighway’

“We want the marketplace to organically build this thing out,” according to City Manager Harry Black.

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson proposes, during a news conference on March 6 in Little Rock, adding a work requirement to the state's hybrid Medicaid expansion.

The Trouble With Medicaid Work Requirements

The new Republican provision to allow states to deny health assistance for lacking employment will only make the program worse.

Seattle, Washington.

Is Seattle ‘Holding Its Gunpowder’ in Legal Fight With Trump?

Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Repairing Ferguson’s ‘tattered’ image; Philly mayor’s plan hits roadblock; and Alaska may give green light to Uber and Lyft.

Las Vegas, Nevada is the hottest urban heat island.

Cities Throw Shade at Rising Heat

To cool the “urban heat islands” that they’ve become, cities are planting trees and more trees.

Fans stand behind a large sign for equal pay for the women's soccer team during an international friendly soccer match in April 2016.

When Each State Will Achieve Equal Pay

Women workers in some might not achieve wage equality until the 22nd century, new research suggests.

Construction at LaGuardia Airport in New York City.

Moody’s: Any Big Infrastructure Spending Ramp-Up Likely to Be Slow

Among the constraints the ratings agency noted in a report issued Tuesday: “There is no bipartisan agreement on how to fund such investment.”

Parents, students and administrators recite the pledge of allegiance during a rally in support of school choice in Austin, Texas in January.

Do Private School Vouchers Promote Segregation?

A new report from the Century Foundation evaluates the claim.

Waterloo, New York, in Seneca County

An AHCA Amendment Puts New York’s Counties Between a Rock And a Hard Place

The Collins Amendment gives counties something they’ve wanted for half a century. But it would come at a price—passage of the GOP health bill.

Long Beach Showcases Water-Efficient, Drought-Tolerant Gardens

Just because California's drought has eased, that doesn't mean urban lawn-to-garden landscaping has to go out of style.

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