California is banning state-funded travel to Georgia after the state passed a law allowing athletic associations to prohibit transgender girls from competing in girls’ interscholastic sports.
WI: University of Wisconsin System considering automatic admissions for in-state high school graduates
The University of Wisconsin System is considering automatically admitting high school graduates to its campuses in hopes of stemming enrollment declines and boosting college access.
The Louisiana Department of Child and Family Services is in crisis. An investigation by the The Advocate/Times Picayune has found that the agency is hemorrhaging staff even as reports of child abuse and neglect soar.
Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb of Indiana announced that he arrived in Taiwan, becoming the latest U.S. official to visit the self-governing island amid its escalating tensions with China. Holcomb said the trip is about economic ties, including a Taiwanese semiconductor design center planned for Indiana.
In recent years, harm reduction tactics have begun to spread across the country, including to rural areas in Nevada. Needle exchanges are part of those efforts, which focus on minimizing the negative effects of drug use, rather than shaming people.
Missouri gaming regulators have recorded nearly 100 reports of illegal slot machines this year as the unregulated industry continues to flood the state with gambling devices.
Documents show New Mexico neglected to purchase the software that makes the sirens operational, rendering them useless; officials put the blame on the vendor.
Minnesota retailers have little incentive to quit selling non-compliant products given the lack of a licensing structure and dedicated funding to enforce the state’s legal THC market. The state had only about a month between the hemp bill’s passage and its implementation.
It’s an important decision for Nebraska voters to consider in a state that has not had any evidence of real or organized voter fraud, just isolated incidents of voter error.
A grand jury report, commissioned as a result of the school massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida, said the Broward County school board members “have engaged in acts of incompetence and neglect of duty.”
Voting in Alaska’s ranked choice election has already concluded, but results won’t be known until more than two weeks after the election was held. Only one other state, Maine, has conducted ranked choice voting in congressional elections before.
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