After a ProPublica and New York Times investigation into New Jersey’s student loan program, Gov. Chris Christie stayed silent. On Monday, he signed a reform bill ending its most onerous practice.
One in five children live in poverty in Canada, according to Unicef, and a recent poll found two-thirds of Canadians open to the idea of basic income
With broad support across both sides of the Cascade Mountains, Initiative 1491, a gun-safety ballot measure, won easily.
Sheriff Joe Arpaio has been arresting undocumented immigrants with no state charges against them. He has now been charged with criminal contempt.
Oregon officials estimate that they’ll take in around $43 million in tax revenue from recreational cannabis this year.
Solar advocates finally got a win in the Sunshine State on Tuesday, as voters approved a measure to get rid of property taxes on solar equipment.
With more than 1,970,000 Floridians checking ‘yes,’ the measure, known as Amendment 4, received more support than the state’s two U.S. Senate primary winners, Marco Rubio (R) and Patrick Murphy (D), combined.
The California Assembly unanimously passed a measure that requires a prison sentence for anyone convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious person.
Today, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker (R) signed into law what is arguably the nation’s strongest equal pay measure. The new state law, which will take effect on July 1, 2018, requires employers to pay men and women the same for comparable work, defined as works that requires substantially similar skill, effort and responsibility and is performed under similar working conditions.