By David A. Lieb, Associated Press
It's an exodus that longtime Statehouse observers say is unusual not just for the high number of lawmakers leaving, but for the reasons many legislators are giving.
By Sara Burnett, Associated Press
In each case, states have stepped in after city officials somewhere in the nation proposed local policies that business leaders didn't like. Businesses have warned lawmakers that a potential patchwork of local regulations could be bad for the economy.
By Associated Press
Wall Street's credit freeze sparked a global economic crisis and forced U.S. cities and states to tighten their budgets. Elizabeth Brackett reports from Illinois about the state's financial woes then Chris Hoene of the National League of Cities explains the…
New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa recently sat down together with the NewsHour. They discussed what they can accomplish in their cities that the federal government cannot.
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