Disneyland can’t reopen until Orange County’s coronavirus infection rates improve — especially among its poorest and most vulnerable residents. Local officials are protesting the requirements, saying the economy will suffer, and residents’ health along with it.
Texas recently changed its election rules, limiting the number of drop-off sites in which voters can deposit their absentee ballots to one per county.
After an HIV outbreak, the state legalized the exchanges. But five years later, they only exist in nine of Indiana's 92 counties.
Experts see the need for a fresh focus on thinking about the big issues in state and local governance.
Attorneys for cities and counties that brought litigation against drug companies say the size of a settlement brokered this week for two Ohio counties could encourage others to opt out of a broader agreement touted by state attorneys general.
The findings of NASCIO’s 2019 survey of chief information officers highlights areas of concern and evolving priorities among state information technology leaders.
After success in one county, Minnesota is rolling out a statewide program that sends reminders to defendants about their court appearances.
U.S. District Judge Daniel Polster’s ruling broadens the scope of participants in the ongoing multi-district litigation brought against prescription drug companies.
Across the country, cities and counties have instituted policies that bar people who use any nicotine products from applying to government jobs.
Cities and counties would be allowed to set a wage floor higher than the one authorized by Colorado if a bill passed by state legislators becomes law.
Legislators in Iowa passed a measure expanding behavioral and mental health services for children, but advocates say the law lacks permanent funding.
A bill in the Ohio legislature would allow counties to ask for state financial support for large capital murder cases.
As legislatures approved new firearm laws over the last year, some counties have resisted, calling themselves Second Amendment 'sanctuaries.'
When a case is suspected, public health employees launch an exhaustive investigative process that one official called "real gumshoe work."
With tensions high over a wall, a San Diego County supervisor is focused on funding for waterworks.
Are public sector agencies ready take tech collaboration to the next level? Our survey says government officials want to, but don’t know where to start.
The state wants to add every city and county government to its automated threat feed program in the next three to four years.
The 4-year-old whale, summering off the coast of Washington, is emaciated.
The Center for Local State and Urban Policy found more local leaders than last year saying they are optimistic Michigan is heading in the right direction.
Housing programs are still being developed, so money won't begin flowing to struggling families immediately.
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