Offenders on parole who commit technical violations like missing mandatory meetings wouldn’t automatically be returned to prison under a bipartisan effort announced Wednesday as a way of reducing Ohio’s prison population.
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By Rashah McChesney Alaska lawmakers gather each week in the state capital ready to rumble, but it’s not to continue …
A push for the state to help fund a “living wage” for direct care workers has major bipartisan support within the Legislature.
A bill that would strengthen outdated eminent domain laws in the face of a proposed freight train line with a route through Lake, Porter and LaPorte counties has made its way out of the Indiana House of Representatives and into the Senate.
An informal group of Republican and Democratic lawmakers met at the Capitol Wednesday to begin seeking solutions for mental health funding inequities across the state.
A bipartisan duo in the state Legislature wants to clamp down on payday lenders in Nebraska and help families avoid becoming “trapped in a cycle of debt.”
Last week, the Illinois legislature passed a sweeping, comprehensive new energy bill. With the possible exception of California’s recent bill, it might be the most significant state energy legislation passed in the US in decades.
Washington State and South Dakota voters gave a split decision on Tuesday on sweeping ballot initiatives that would reform campaign finance, lobbying and ethics in their respective states. The initiative in South Dakota won while the initiative in Washington lost.
Conventional wisdom holds that the politics of climate change has become so polarized that bipartisan action is all but impossible.
Compared with the partisan gridlock that gripped Sacramento just a few years ago, the dynamics in the statehouse can seem almost cuddly these days.