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U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill

McCaskill Taps Her State Auditor Experience for Local Police Militarization Inquiry

Missouri senator’s previous state investigations found problems with training and use of local police equipment.

Oregon County Voters Say ‘No,’ Again; West Virginia’s Data Lawsuit

Also in our State & Local roundup: Pennsylvania county vs. Haiti and Nebraska’s minimum-wage proposal.

Training Their Fire

A national shooting competition for police officers draws criticism in Albuquerque, where there have been 27 fatal "officer involved" shootings since 2010.

Important Lessons From Sacramento’s Cellphone Waste Report

Auditor finds nearly $300,000 in unnecessary wireless device usage, plenty of potential savings and recommends changes.

The University of Texas at Austin

‘Unprecedented Legislative Intrusion’ in Texas; Idaho City Fights ‘War on Wolves’

Also in our daily State & Local roundup: Hawaii’s web award and Atlantic City’s health-care safety net.

Attention Cities Looking to Engage Immigrants: Don't Dismiss the Smartphone

A new report highlights how civic smartphone technology could be a huge help to recently arrived immigrants.

Michael Bjornberg of HGA Architects and Engineers

Minnesota State Capitol Renovations Bring Big Changes

Check out the major upgrades coming to state legislative facilities.

Marijuana Revenue Still Hazy for States

Legalized marijuana has brought in far less tax revenue than originally estimated in Colorado, but revenue is on the rise.

The Last Refrigerator

Ten years ago today, the Maytag plant in Galesburg, Illinois, closed its doors. What's become of the town in the years since?

D.C. Statehood Bill Gets Rare Capitol Hill Hearing

A U.S. Senate committee considers a 51st state proposal to give equal voting rights to residents in the nation's capital.