State governments

Dems aim to regain supermajority with Senate races

Democrats were hopeful of regaining their two-thirds majority in the state Senate,…

 

US Sen. Brown releases military service record

U.S. Sen. Scott Brown has released his military service record documenting the…

 

Augusta teaching hospital faces deeper cuts

As Gov. Nathan Deal seeks to boost state funding for cancer research…

 

Leadership scramble: GOP rivals vie for title

The Republican presidential contenders are making a pitch to voters that sounds…

Ohio launching campaign against prescription abuse

Ohio's governor is launching a campaign aimed at reducing prescription drug abuse…

Okla. lawmakers file state insurance opt-out bill

Two Oklahoma lawmakers have filed legislation to increase the number of state…

Protesters march through Super Bowl Village

A mix of union members and Occupy protesters from across Indiana marched…

Skateboarding without a helmet could be a crime

Skateboarding without a helmet could become a crime under a bill moving…

State officials say mental health overhaul likely

After years of debate, state officials are moving ahead with the most…

BC-CA–California Coverage Preview, CA

Here are the stories and photos planned by AP's bureaus in California…

Bill would ban allergy treatments by chiropractors

California would prohibit chiropractors from treating allergies under a bill approved by…

Calif. Supreme Court upholds new state Senate maps, which are expected to favor Democrats

Calif. Supreme Court upholds new state Senate maps, which are expected to…

Campfield defends AIDS comments on radio show

A Tennessee Republican lawmaker is defending comments he made on a satellite…

Campfield defends AIDS comments on radio show

A Tennessee Republican lawmaker is defending comments he made on a satellite…

Earned income tax credit is often overlooked

One out of five taxpayers eligible for a key tax credit don't…

Excerpts from recent Nebraska editorials

Lincoln Journal Star. Jan. 27, 2012. Foster kids on psych drugs Sen.…

Judge delays ruling on ND abortion drugs law

A judge said Friday that he sees merits in arguments that a…

Labor director says she'd bring legal eye to DHEC

The head of South Carolina's labor agency said Friday she didn't ask…

Marijuana legalization measure certified

A measure to legalize the recreational use of marijuana is likely to…

NC gov's re-election decision could benefit Obama

The key battleground state of North Carolina is still within President Barack…