There is no state that will weather the COVID-19 pandemic without making difficult decisions. But the revenue hit will be less severe in places that were being thrifty and vigilant.
The debate over flavored vapes really is a debate about whether adult smokers will still have access to products that could save their lives.
Plus: More (bad, weird, and occasionally good) new state laws that start taking effect today.
We should feel free to ignore travel restrictions imposed by political clowns using the public as pawns in their feuds.
In some states, the total is as high as 65 percent. It's a stunning statistic that might force policy makers to reconsider their approach to fighting the coronavirus.
But testing remains a key issue in some of those states.
Government officials’ disdain for personal liberty and economic pain drive Americans to the streets.
The inability of the federal government, and the president specifically, to deliver reliable and consistent information to the American public will make economic recovery more difficult.
We may find that we like making our own decisions.
Plus: Puerto Rico criminalizes fake news about COVID-19, wide geographic disparity in U.S. income growth, and more...
Permitting telemedicine and recognizing medical licenses from other states will reduce future doctor shortages.
Plus: Americans plan to stay home for months, courts block more abortion bans, Amash "looking closely" at presidential run, and more...
Plus: Robert Kraft flies supplies to Boston from China, Laredo fines people for going without masks, and more...
Certificate of need laws are on the books in 36 states, but they mostly serve as a way for hospitals to limit competition and keep prices high. State lawmakers should be dismantling them.
Justice Maureen O'Connor has intervened repeatedly in the legislative process.
Give the Republican Party control of the White House and Congress, and it's only a matter of time before Democrats discover the virtues of devolving authority to state and local governments.
The former Attorney General has made it much for difficult for the DOJ to crack down on police departments accused of civil rights violations.
Minds and dollars are a terrible thing to waste.
There's growing tolerance for splitting off chunks of what our social studies teachers insisted was an "indivisible" union.
3 States Pushing Stricter Gun Laws After Parkland (Plus 2 States That Want to Make Gun Ownership Easier)
Age restrictions, body armor bans, and constitutional carry.
Even as Repeal Day approaches, many states are still grapple with overly burdensome regulations.
A state-by-state look at America's paternalistic patchwork of laws
Bad mandates result in uneaten foods. Schools figure out how to respond.
States like Massachusetts attempt to control how farms outside their borders operate.