Both legislative veterans stand accused of using their office for personal gain.
The city has the reserves to weather short-term effects, but the unrest could have a longer-term impact, Moody's finds.
The federal government distributed billions of dollars in health insurance exchange grants to get state marketplaces up and running, but many are still struggling to find their footing.
The bill outlaws the most commonly used abortion method for women in their second trimester.
With California on track to meet its current carbon reduction goals, Jerry Brown is setting a more ambitious benchmark.
The move to replace an 18th century missionary comes just months before Pope Francis will canonize him.
Teens are going gaga for e-cigarettes, which has Hawaii lawmakers seeking to bump up the state's smoking age.
"We wanted the pleasure and opportunity to plan a wedding, to go through the motions, to do it as any other normal couple would," Moudi Sbeity says.
Federal laws make banking difficult for the marijuana industry. So small businesses are increasingly paying their taxes in cash.
Joe Arpaio, on trial in a civil contempt suit, confessed the investigation directly to the judge.