With many people outside of the criminal justice system on waiting lists for treatment, some mental health providers are unable to make room for drug users who have been referred to treatment as a way of avoiding arrest.
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The Aloha State continues to push back against President Trump’s retreat from the Paris Agreement with aggressive climate benchmarks.
As Colorado pioneers best practices, races in Georgia and Alabama show how futile efforts are to verify votes without the right protocols in place.
The state understands it can’t hope to outpace Silicon Valley, but it can outpace other states in adopting autonomous vehicles and hyperloop.
Websites that post people’s mugshots and charge them money to have them removed have been called exploitative by many lawmakers, but states’ attempts to crack down on the websites haven’t worked.
Plus her thoughts on how the city balances industry with environmental sustainability.
States may not be able to count on reallocated money from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for much longer.
HUD Secretary Ben Carson’s team said communal response needs to be scaled, particularly in major West Coast cities, but without addressing where federal funding fits in.
The city needs the federal government's cooperation to make its climate-change resiliency plan work.
Banks and credit unions are becoming more comfortable serving marijuana businesses. But the progress could be wiped out by President Trump’s Justice Department.