CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — The Republican state lawmaker who cast the deciding vote in a legislative debate last summer about Nevada's mining tax structure now says he wishes he voted in favor of reining in deductions that mining businesses can claim.
PHOENIX (AP) — Maricopa County will deliver its election equipment to Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Wednesday and then cart 2.1 million ballots from the November election to the site Thursday so Republicans in the state Senate can recount the ballots and audit the tabulation machines.
HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Montana Senate voted Tuesday to indefinitely postpone a bill that would have banned gender affirming surgery for transgender minors, effectively killing the proposal.
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Republicans who control the Michigan House unveiled a plan Tuesday to spend federal COVID-19 aid, including a proposed $1.6 billion for road, water and broadband infrastructure.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Transgender youth, parents and advocates on Tuesday urged the Alabama House of Representatives, as well as the state’s governor, to reject legislation that would ban the use of puberty-blockers or hormones to treat transgender minors.
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey on Tuesday vetoed legislation that would have made the state's sex education laws some of the strictest in the nation when it comes to teaching about LGBTQ issues.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers on Tuesday got their first look at legislation detailing the state's $5.9 billion budget proposal for the coming year as they near the end of this year's legislative session.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada lawmakers on Tuesday passed dozens of bills through the state Senate and Assembly and diverted several others back to a key committee in order to ensure their priority proposals survived past a crucial deadline.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — When rape allegations surfaced against a Republican state lawmaker in deep-red Idaho, some rushed to support him — in part by publicly releasing the name of his accuser.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — In a story April 16, 2021, about a rape complaint made against an Idaho lawmaker, The Associated Press erroneously reported the name of the attorney that publicly released a letter including the accuser’s name. Attorney Scott McKay wrote the letter to the ethics committee chairman that included the accuser’s name, but it was released by attorney David Leroy, not McKay.
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — A Republican-dominated state Senate committee on Tuesday approved legislation allowing the state to hire private contractors to kill about 90% of the wolves roaming Idaho.
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon House of Representatives canceled all floor sessions for the rest of the week on Tuesday after someone at the Capitol was diagnosed with COVID-19 and may have exposed people in the chamber.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A new Indiana state budget awash in federal coronavirus relief money will give a sizeable funding boost to public schools while also paying for numerous economic grant programs and construction projects.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The current longest-serving member of the North Carolina House was stripped Tuesday of her chairmanship on the powerful House Finance Committee.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Louisiana Senate unanimously agreed Tuesday to set up a grading system to tell the public about the condition of the state's community water systems.
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's Republican-led House on Monday passed a bill that would allow guns in churches and on public transportation.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A bipartisan legislative effort to improve the care of pregnant women in North Carolina's prisons and jails will protect the mothers and newborns without diminishing public safety, supporters said Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County leaders took initial steps Tuesday toward returning prime beachfront property to descendants of a Black couple who built a resort for African Americans but were stripped of the land by local city officials a century ago.
The Vermont Senate on Tuesday passed a proposal to eliminate the statute of limitations in civil cases of childhood physical abuse.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — People would be prohibited from openly carrying guns and other weapons at the Capitol and surrounding grounds and at or near permitted public demonstrations across the state under a measure approved Tuesday by the Washington Legislature.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom's critics almost certainly have qualified a recall election for the ballot, a remarkable feat in the heavily Democratic state.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana legislative negotiators have reached an agreement on limiting the authority of county or city health departments by allowing local elected officials to overturn orders or enforcement actions issued during emergencies.
ATLANTA (AP) — A group of religious leaders is calling for a boycott of Georgia-based Home Depot, saying the home improvement giant hasn't done enough to oppose the state's new voting laws.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrats in the Ohio House have unveiled several gun control proposals including universal background checks for gun purchases and so-called “red flag” laws allowing for the temporary removal of weapons from individuals deemed a risk to themselves or others.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Senate voted Tuesday in favor of three anti-abortion bills, including ones that would criminalize the procedure in certain cases and cost providers their medical licenses for performing them, sending the measures to the governor for his expected approval.