Legislature

South Dakota lawmakers see alignment with Noem as session begins

Evan Massoud

Workforce needs, the budget and tax cuts will be on the minds of South Dakota lawmakers when the Legislature convenes ...

University of Utah president says diversity statements will no longer be used in hiring

Elaine Hadley

The University of Utah will no longer use diversity statements or questions in its hiring practices, the president of the ...

Wisconsin redistricting consultants to be paid up to $100,000 each

Evan Massoud

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two consultants hired to analyze new legislative boundary lines in Wisconsin after the state’s Supreme Court ...

Maine secretary of state who opted to keep Trump off primary ballot is facing threat of impeachment

Evan Massoud

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine’s top election official could face an impeachment attempt in the state Legislature over her decision ...

Ohio’s GOP governor vetoes ban on gender-affirming care, transgender athletes in girls sports

Evan Massoud

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine vetoed a measure Friday that would have banned gender-affirming care for minors ...

Wisconsin Supreme Court orders new state legislative maps

Elaine Hadley

MADISON, Wisconsin — The liberal-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court overturned Republican-drawn legislative maps on Friday and ordered that new district boundary ...

Wisconsin Supreme Court orders new legislative maps in redistricting case brought by Democrats

Evan Massoud

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The liberal-controlled Wisconsin Supreme Court overturned Republican-drawn legislative maps on Friday and ordered that new district ...

Deadline looms for new map in embattled North Dakota redistricting lawsuit

Evan Massoud

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The clock is running out on a Friday deadline for North Dakota’s Republican-controlled Legislature to draw ...

How much gerrymandering is too much? In New York, the answer could make or break Dems’ House hopes

Evan Massoud

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York’s highest court last week gave Democrats a chance to redraw the state’s congressional districts, ...

Maine considering adding discussions of Holocaust, genocide and eugenics to science curriculum

Daisy Hips

Discussions about the Holocaust, genocide and eugenics could be part of the science curriculum for middle and high school students ...