Few states seem ready to raise the age to buy semi-automatic rifles
As with buying alcohol, lawmakers consider gun limits for people under 21.
Some cities, states say Big Oil should pay for climate damage | Analysis
If some cities and counties are successful, advocates expect a deluge of others to file suits.
These blue states are prepping to become abortion havens | Analysis
If Roe tumbles, abortion access will depend on where you live and Blue states are preparing.
States scramble to address health worker shortage | Analysis
At least 20 governors have addressed the problem in their state of the state speeches this year.
The pandemic prompted people to move, but many didn’t go far | Analysis
In the year after the COVID-19 pandemic began in March 2020, moves out of city centers increased from the year before, as did moves into rural and suburban areas, according to a Stateline analysis of postal change-of-address forms. But the trend slowed considerably during the second year of the pandemic.
Across the nation, and in Pa., Republican wave of voting restrictions swells | Analysis
Voting rights activists worried this year could bring a tsunami of new voting restrictions. It’s arrived.
GOP lawmakers in 28 states, including Pa., have introduced more than 100 bills seeking to restrict ballot access | Analysis
After a record turnout in 2020, Republican state lawmakers across the country are making a concerted attack on ballot access.
For 2020 election, states debate who’s allowed to vote | Analysis
In October, Pennsylvania invested $90 million in new election equipment that creates a paper trail and allows elections to be audited.