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States question whether new federal stimulus law rules out tax cuts

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s massive pandemic stimulus law pumps a welcome infusion of federal aid into state and local government coffers — but one...

U.S. Senate panel calls on governors, mayor to talk big new...

WASHINGTON—Senators who could decide the fate of President Joe Biden’s push for a major new infrastructure package seemed open to his priorities at a...

State, local leaders, including Miami mayor, in Biden meeting push for...

WASHINGTON—Bipartisan mayors from Detroit and Miami who met at the White House on Friday with President Joe Biden emerged saying they back his $1.9...

States just one step away from COVID-19 vaccine rollout after federal...

WASHINGTON — A federal advisory panel on Thursday gave the green light to a COVID-19 vaccine developed by U.S. pharmaceutical company Pfizer, completing the...

States struggle to draft COVID-19 vaccine plans while in the dark...

WASHINGTON — Across the hundreds of pages of plans that state officials sent to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on distributing...

‘We’re not through this’: Governors plead with Congress for emergency assistance

WASHINGTON — Democratic governors on Thursday begged Congress to come to the aid of ailing states, which face unexpected expenses as they attempt to...

Gov. DeSantis’ lack of urgency on unemployment: Jobless workers still don’t...

From the East Coast to the West, from the Gulf Coast to Alaska, at least 30 states have signed up for a $300 federal...

Trump’s $400 a week jobless aid could be just $300. It...

Governors, lawmakers and state unemployment agencies on Monday wrestled with confusion created by President Donald Trump’s executive action extending unemployment benefits, and it appeared...

Your government vs. internet hackers

As state officials make routine preparations to protect against cyberattacks on Florida’s elections infrastructure, the National Governors Association has recommended a framework for how...

Beyond the state’s spin: Simple survey reveals frustrated educators, families,...

The state’s massive effort to get public input about replacing or revamping Florida’s academic standards has opened the floodgates in schools and homes with...

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