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The New Jersey State Capitol in Trenton.

New Jersey Cracks Down on Unemployment Fraud

'Identity proofing' has saved the Garden State millions.

Railroads Aim to Block Maryland on Crude-Oil Shipment Disclosure

Does a public-records request trump a confidentiality agreement?

Miami Beach, Florida

Florida Officials Monitoring New Beach Danger

State warns of a surge of flesh-eating bacterium in its waters.

Voluntary Water Reductions Aren’t Effective in California

New poll shows 75 percent of state residents support mandatory cutbacks.

Virginia Court Strikes Down State's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

The federal appeals decision upholds a February ruling that found the ban violated the Constitution's equal protection clause.

An Amtrak train waits to be boarded in Fresno.

California High-Speed Rail—Some Views from the Valley

People in Los Angeles and San Francisco often say that the initial links in a proposed north-south system would be "trains to nowhere." People from nowhere weigh in.

Woodward Avenue in downtown Detroit will be transformed to accommodate the M-1 Rail streetcar line.

Construction Starts on Detroit's New M-1 Rail Line

The term "public-private partnership” does not fully capture the collaborative nature of the project.

Rhode Island to Unemployed: No Online Resumé, No Benefits

A new state mandate that claimants post their resumés online raises technical concerns.

The Government Is Cracking Down on School Bake Sales

States are trying to circumvent federal nutrition standards that would limit sugary foods at school fundraisers.

The Colorado River is used as a main water source by 40 million people in the West.

The Western States Are Guzzling Water So Fast They Don’t Realize They’re Running Out

The Colorado River Basin lost nearly 53 million acre feet of water between Dec. 2004 and Nov. 2013