With Child Care Scarce, States Try to Fix ‘a Broken Market’

In New Mexico, child care workers got pay raises. In Iowa, 16-year-olds can now supervise 15…

Big City Mayors, Furious About Mass Shootings, Fear Sweeping Gun Limits Are Out of Reach

“It gets really, really frustrating in areas like this where a mayor does not have the…

In Minneapolis, Overhaul Efforts Stall as Police Resist Change

She said she had spent years drilling lessons into her sons about how to interact with…

How Overturning Roe Could Backfire for Republicans

ATLANTA — For months, Republicans have been poised to make inroads in the diverse and economically…

Florida Releases Reviews That Led to Rejection of Math Textbooks

It was the equivalent of: “Show your work.” To help explain its puzzling rejection of dozens…

Where Does the Anti-Abortion Movement Go After Roe?

“We are prepared to not only create a legal landscape to protect life at the federal…

Texas Governor Ready to Challenge Schooling of Migrant Children

Undocumented immigrants are ineligible for many public benefits. And Texas offers fewer than most states. Edna…

Abbott Threatens to Declare an ‘Invasion’ as Migrant Numbers Climb

EAGLE PASS, Texas — From a camouflage Humvee at the edge of the Rio Grande, a…

How DeSantis Transformed Florida’s Political Identity

Not long ago, such a shift would have seemed out of the question in a state…

What We Know About the DeSantis-Disney Rift

Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida and state lawmakers have revoked a 55-year-old arrangement that gave Disney…

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