Becky Bohrer, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 12:31pm
Alaska House and Senate negotiators reached a deal on a state budget that restores funding for public schools, reduces a proposed cut to the university system and aims to prevent layoff warnings being sent to state workers.
In an apparent policy U-turn, Hungary says it's not aiming to drive Uber from the country. Instead, the government wants to ensure that the ride-sharing app sticks to rules ensuring fair competition for all taxi companies.
Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 12:11pm
Bahnsen Miller understands the challenges — and the damages — of Louisiana's budget woes firsthand. You can't ignore them if you've been in one of the state's doctor training programs, constantly at risk of calamity.
Ivan Moreno, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 11:20am
Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner proposed a short-term budget fix on Tuesday in a last-ditch effort to give the state some temporary stability during a nearly yearlong spat between the Republican and Democratic lawmakers over a spending plan.
Sara Burnett, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 11:10am
Illinois is heading toward a second year without a state budget, putting some schools and colleges in jeopardy of closing and all but ensuring more social services and state programs will be cut amid a legislative standoff unlike anything the state has ever seen.
Eric Tucker, Associated Press | Posted May 31st - 10:30am
The Justice Department pushed back Tuesday against a Texas judge's demand that its lawyers attend an ethics course, saying the sanction is inappropriate and could cost the government and taxpayers millions of dollars.