Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 5:30pm
Payments to Louisiana's colleges from the TOPS free college tuition program were put on hold Thursday because of uncertainties about the state's budget and questions about whether the popular program could be on the chopping block.
Lisa Lerer and Ken Thomas, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 5:30pm
After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, placing outreach to those communities at the center of her strategy to re-energize her 2016 bid.
Gary Fineout, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 5:11pm
Separated by nearly $1 billion in spending and differences over everything from tax cuts to health care spending, the Florida Legislature has less than a month left in its regular session to reach a deal on a new state budget.
Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 4:30pm
A key House Republican is renewing a GOP push to allow drug tests for low-income food stamp recipients, a move to help states like Wisconsin, where Gov. Scott Walker has sued the federal government to permit screening.
Alan Fram, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 3:52pm
Congress voted Thursday to permanently bar state and local governments from taxing access to the Internet, as lawmakers leapt at an election-year chance to demonstrate their opposition to imposing levies on online service.
Mary Esch, Associated Press | Posted Feb 11th - 3:30pm
Two industrial companies will be held liable for the cleanup of a toxic chemical that found its way into an upstate New York village's drinking water, the acting state environmental commissioner said Thursday.