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California Nurses Make Demands During Omicron Surge
On Thursday, nurses across the state held rallies to demand safe staffing levels and stronger workplace protections.
Trump Rally Underscores G.O.P. Tension Over How to Win in 2022
Donald Trump's rally in Arizona on Saturday will feature a host of election deniers. His involvement in state races and his inability to let go of his 2020 loss worries many Republicans.
Trump Rally Underscores G.O.P. Tension Over How to Win in 2022
Donald Trump's rally in Arizona on Saturday will feature a host of election deniers. His involvement in state races and his inability to let go of his 2020 loss worries many Republicans.
Republican governor brags about anti-trans bills in campaign ad. But trans activists are mobilizing.
On Saturday, a series of rallies will take place across South Dakota to protest three bills targeting trans youth that are already being considered in the 2022 legislative session, as the state's Republican governor tries to use the attacks on trans youth to bolster her brand in advance of an election.
What Would Newsom's "Gas Tax Inflation Adjustment Holiday" Really Mean?
In his January budget proposal, Governor Newsom floated the idea of a gas tax "holiday" that would "pause" the scheduled adjustment of the Road Repair and Accountability Act, S.B. 1, in July of this year.
Virginia's first Black woman lieutenant governor says we need to move on from slavery
Virginia's Gov.-elect Glenn Youngkin, pictured on the campaign trail, speaks with now Lt. Gov.-elect Winsome Sears after a rally in Fredericksburg, Va., Oct. 30, 2021.
Gerald Stern, a Founding New York Judicial Watchdog, Dies at 86
He was the first head of a state commission that investigated misconduct by judges and meted out discipline in nearly 600 cases during his 29-year tenure.
Editorial: If state leaders want affordable housing, they have to stop bungling attempts to fund it
One of the biggest disappointments of last year's legislative session was the failure to pass Senate Bill 679, which would have created an independent agency to secure funding for desperately needed affordable housing across Los Angeles County.