ATLANTA — Georgia lawmakers on Wednesday approved a bill gutting a Civil War-era law that allowed residents to arrest one another, a move championed by…View More Georgia to Weaken Citizen’s Arrest Law Cited in Ahmaud Arbery’s Death
WASHINGTON — The delivery date for the 2020 census data used in redistricting, delayed first by the coronavirus pandemic and then by the Trump administration’s…View More A New Delay for Census Numbers Could Scramble Congressional Elections
ALBANY, N.Y. — Democrats lost seats in the House of Representatives. Dreams of Democratic pickups in the Senate were dashed in Maine, South Carolina and…View More Democrats Claim Veto-Proof Majority in N.Y. Senate, Pressuring Cuomo
Her 2017 run for the Virginia House of Delegates ended in heartbreak, with her losing a random-chance draw out of a bowl after she tied…View More Shelly Simonds, Who Lost Random Draw in 2017 Race, Wins Handily in Virginia
AUSTIN — With the fallout from a secretly recorded meeting with a conservative activist plunging him deeper into scandal, the Republican speaker of the Texas…View More Texas House Speaker Facing Political Scandal Says He Won’t Run Again
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Two days after a gunman killed nine people outside a bar in Dayton, Gov. Mike DeWine of Ohio said Tuesday that he…View More As Shootings Bring Calls for Change, Officials Try to ‘Thread the Needle’
No one owns the law, because the law belongs to everyone. It’s a principle that seems so obvious that most people wouldn’t give it a…View More Opinion | The Law©?
Albany, of all places, has provided a glimpse of what can happen when politicians feel they owe the voters rather than the donors. In November,…View More Opinion | New York Lawmakers Showed How to Get Things Done
Lawmakers in Missouri on Thursday advanced a bill that would ban abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected. If the legislation passes, Missouri would become…View More Missouri Is Latest State to Advance Abortion Restrictions
All eyes were on Alabama on Tuesday as the State Senate debated, and then passed, what could become the most restrictive abortion law in the…View More Opinion | With Abortion Rights Under Assault in Alabama, Here’s How to Help
The Alabama Senate on Thursday postponed debate on a proposal to outlaw most abortions in the state, delaying a measure that is intended to serve…View More Amid Chaos, Alabama Lawmakers Delay Vote on Far-Reaching Abortion Ban
The Alabama Senate on Thursday postponed debate on a proposal to outlaw most abortions in the state, delaying the measure that is intended to serve…View More Amid Chaos, Alabama Lawmakers Delay Vote on Far-Reaching Abortion Ban
It was called the Economic Opportunity Act, a measure intended to kick-start the sputtering post-recession economy in New Jersey, particularly in its struggling cities. The…View More The Tax Break Was $260 Million. Benefit to the State Was Tiny: $155,520.
A giant John Deere tractor and a pocket-size Apple iPhone have something important in common: The cost of repairing either one is too high. The…View More Opinion | It’s Your iPhone. Why Can’t You Fix It Yourself?