Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf poured cold water on leading ideas from Republican lawmakers Wednesday to patch up the state's deficit-wracked finances as they wrestle with the state's biggest cash shortfall since the recession.
The Latest on Rhode Island's debate over a paid sick leave mandate (all times local): 6 p.m.
The Senate Republican’s ObamaCare overhaul bill would roll back the 2010 health care law’s taxes, reduce Medicaid expansion and give states more leeway on opting out of its regulations, according to draft legislation obtained Wednesday by The Washington Post.
A bill to halt new Maine solar regulations has received bipartisan support, but needs broader backing to survive the Republican governor's veto.
One day after President Trump appeared to give up on China as an effective mediator in the West’s long-running disputes with North Korea, two of the president’s most senior cabinet officials signaled that the administration has not altogether abandoned the use of China as an intermediary.
Officials from Oklahoma and several other states are asking California's insurance commissioner to stop pressing companies to publicly disclose fossil fuel investments and divest from the coal industry, saying it only confuses consumers and unnecessarily brings politics into the insurance market.
The Latest on Tyson Foods saying it is launching several initiatives to promote animal well-being: (all times local): 4:20 p.m. Animal rights groups say they are pleased that Tyson Foods wants to improve conditions at its farms but that the company's plans don't go far enough.
Vermont Senate negotiators have reached a deal with the governor's office to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in the state, but the fate of the proposal still rests with Republicans in the House, a state senator said Wednesday.
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The Massachusetts House debated a bill on Wednesday that would repeal and replace the recreational marijuana law approved by the state's voters in November.
Democrats acknowledged Wednesday that their anti-Trump campaign message has failed to connect with voters this year in the wake of two more party losses in House special elections.
The first day of a costly special legislative session aimed at solving Illinois' unprecedented budget crisis got off to a slow start with both the House and Senate adjourning quickly Wednesday without making any substantive progress.
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield said Wednesday it is pulling out of the federal health care exchange in Wisconsin.