Many states still don't have protections for LGBTQ workers

Feb 18, 2019
More than half of U.S. states don’t have laws that specifically bar discrimination against LGBTQ workers.
A unisex sign and the 'We Are Not This' slogan are outside a bathroom at Bull McCabes Irish Pub on May 10, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina.
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The Associated Press launches a new muni bond index

Aug 1, 2016
It's a competitive space, but the AP said it thinks there's a market for its product.
The Associated Press is unveiling its new index on Monday.
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State governments experiment with cloud computing

Sep 3, 2014
While many states are looking into the cloud, officials worry about privacy laws.

Where do taxpayer dollars go, anyway?

Apr 12, 2013
When lawmakers decide where our tax dollars should go in a tough economy, how exactly do they prioritize spending our hard-earned cash?

Regulation at the state level

May 3, 2012
States are trying to make it harder for new regulations and rules to be enacted in the first place.

The move towards privatization

Jan 13, 2012
As cash-strapped local and state governments look to raise more money, many are moving toward privatizing things that used to be public. Is it a good decision?