- Republicans at General Assembly set aside $8M for litigation Updated: Nov-24-15 11:03 am
RALEIGH, North Carolina - Faced with new and protracted lawsuits and keeping reservations about the Democratic attorney general, North Carolina Republican legislators have set aside $8 million to keep defending laws they've passed.
- Nebraska senators concerned $110M shortfall could grow Updated: Nov-22-15 9:37 am
LINCOLN, Nebraska - Is it a blip, or the tip of the iceberg?
- Senators push for new Great Lakes heavy icebreaking ship Updated: Nov-21-15 4:01 am
DETROIT - Eight U.S. senators from the Great Lakes region are pushing for federal funding of a new icebreaking vessel to clear paths for winter cargo shipping.
- Mississippi universities plan tuition increases in 2016 Updated: Nov-19-15 4:12 pm
JACKSON, Mississippi - In-state tuition at Mississippi's eight public universities is set to rise by 4.1 percent on average next fall, with the average price of tuition and fees crossing $7,000 for the first time.
- Paul Ryan ushers in a more open House, for better or worse Updated: Nov-06-15 1:16 pm
WASHINGTON - Late nights dealing with scores of amendments on the House floor.
- Oklahoma Senate panel eyes budget-only legislative sessions Updated: Nov-02-15 5:58 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY - The Oklahoma Legislature would join neighboring Arkansas and six other states that spend every other year focused exclusively on discussing and writing a budget under a proposal a Senate panel considered Monday.
- Lawmakers hope for calm after the storm on Capitol Hill Updated: Oct-31-15 8:53 am
WASHINGTON - With a new speaker in the House and a major budget-and-debt deal completed, lawmakers hope they are entering a welcome period of calm - even boredom - on Capitol Hill.
- The Latest: House OKs school funding deal, sends to Senate Updated: Oct-30-15 1:16 am
PHOENIX - The latest on the plan to settle Arizona's school funding lawsuit (all times local):
- Higher ed panel seeking $300 million funding increase Updated: Oct-27-15 5:33 pm
RICHMOND, Virginia - Aiming to slow the steady rise of tuition, Virginia's coordinating body for higher education on Tuesday recommended an additional $302 million in state support for public universities and colleges in its next biennial budget.
- Wyoming financial experts predict years of lower revenues Updated: Oct-26-15 6:01 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - Wyoming leaders must weigh budget cuts and consider dipping into reserve funds to maintain state government in coming years, officials said Monday in response to a new report that sharply cut state revenue projections in the face of slack energy prices.