Huge numbers of children have been placed with sponsors or relatives in a handful of states.
For the first time since 2000, air pollution is not the top environmental concern in a survey of Californians. Water is.
A number of states have received waivers due to high levels of unemployment.
Early data show racial disparities in enforcement of the new public-use rules.
The dilemma grows for Democratic governors weighing public unease against White House requests.
Few have offered help, most have lodged complaints.
A proposal qualified for the November ballot on Tuesday.
A slow start to sales, high taxes and easy-to-get medical pot may translate to lesser-than-expected revenues.
The increase is slight, but growing.
The new footage purportedly shows more than seven additional minutes of the events surrounding the death of the Staten Island man Thursday.
States still show big variations in rates.
Court in Colorado orders stoppage of marriage licenses to gay couples. Utah can deny benefits to spouse.
The Supreme Court justice put a lower-court decision on the issue on hold while the state appeals.
The decision upholds a lower-court ruling striking the state’s ban and brings the fight a step closer to the Supreme Court.
Some have declined to do so, while others are exploring options.
A pilot program could help fix the nation’s ailing Highway Trust Fund.
A new report predicts 121 metric tons will be consumed this year.
The mayor reflects on his agenda, his city and his first year in office.
The eight lawmakers are calling on their federal counterparts to extend highway funding.
PostTV examined people’s accents and state-specific answers to an online list of common questions.
Niraj Chokshi reports for GovBeat, The Post's state and local policy blog. Before that he had covered economic, budget, tax and transportation policy for National Journal, technology and business at TheAtlantic.com and reported on the business of the nation's largest law firms in California for The Recorder.