Tag: states

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is still trying to overturn “Obamacare,” but his predecessor’s health care law keeps gaining ground in places where it was once unwelcome. Missouri voters this week approved Medicaid expansion…

ROME (AP) — The world surpassed two sobering coronavirus milestones Sunday — 500,000 confirmed deaths, 10 million confirmed cases — and hit another high mark for daily new infections as governments that attempted reopenings continued…

WASHINGTON — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s suggestion last week that he’d rather let states go bankrupt than see Congress rescue their coronavirus-decimated budgets raises the question: What would a state bankruptcy look like? It…

NEW YORK (AP) — Everyone wants to know: When, oh when, will it go back to normal?  As some governors across the United States begin to ease restrictions imposed to stop the spread of the…

WASHINGTON — States’ responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have created a patchwork of policies and, in some states, opportunities for intrastate political skirmishes. The dust-ups have occurred mostly in states where governors have let counties…

College and universities are talking about ensuring greater accessibility to the high-quality education they provide and designing effective strategies to improve student success and help build the knowledgeable and well-trained workforce that our nation needs.…

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A handful of states are celebrating their first Indigenous Peoples Day today as part of a trend to move away from a day honoring Christopher Columbus. From Minnesota to Vermont, at…

CLEVELAND (AP) — Tension is emerging between lawyers representing state and local governments over the path forward in a set of lawsuits seeking to hold the drug industry accountable for the toll of the nation’s…

Cities and local governments in several states said they will continue to use a Canadian company to offer employees prescription drugs at a highly reduced price, even though federal officials raised safety concerns about the…

The new year marks the start of numerous new state laws affecting a broad swath of life — from birth to marriage to death and, of course, taxes. Most take effect Tuesday. A look at…