- Lawmakers propose fees for Hawaii health exchange Updated: Mar-10-14 9:28 pm
- University of Delaware considers ban on tobacco Updated: Mar-10-14 9:01 pm
- W.Va. bill to regulate gas drilling waste on hold Updated: Mar-10-14 8:37 pm
- Legal experts cite concern about Mo. Medicaid bill Updated: Mar-10-14 6:56 pm
- Land offers ideas for alternative to health law Updated: Mar-10-14 6:53 pm
- SD House grants final OK on e-cigarette regulation Updated: Mar-10-14 6:51 pm
- Tough issues still in hopper for Indiana lawmakers Updated: Mar-10-14 6:50 pm
- Senate approves partial Medicaid expansion plan Updated: Mar-10-14 6:47 pm
- Fewer hop on bus in Wisconsin after service cuts Updated: Mar-10-14 6:24 pm
- California senator pushes utility security bill Updated: Mar-10-14 6:21 pm
- Indiana road funding bill nears final vote Updated: Mar-10-14 6:09 pm
- Ala. considers allowing marijuana oil for seizures Updated: Mar-10-14 5:43 pm
- Jindal pushes worker training, as session opens Updated: Mar-10-14 5:37 pm
- Health law cited as US uninsured rate drops Updated: Mar-10-14 5:13 pm
- Massachusetts governor has nuclear plant concerns Updated: Mar-10-14 5:11 pm
- Kansas lawmakers reviewing school funding ruling Updated: Mar-10-14 4:40 pm
- 2 NY congressman propose law on fire radio jammers Updated: Mar-10-14 3:43 pm
- Timber county sheriff's gap filled by state police Updated: Mar-10-14 3:36 pm
- NJ Transit skips hearing on Super Bowl rail issues Updated: Mar-10-14 3:25 pm
- Senate ratifies state labor contracts with raises Updated: Mar-10-14 3:11 pm
- Judge halts Big Island GMO registration rules Updated: Mar-10-14 2:26 pm
- Senate Democrats aim ire at rich, obscure brothers Updated: Mar-10-14 2:17 pm
- Proposed e-cigs ban for Neb. minors sparks debate Updated: Mar-10-14 1:54 pm
- Wis. won't face insurance gap if deadline met Updated: Mar-10-14 1:24 pm
- NH Medicaid expansion debate moves to House Updated: Mar-10-14 1:22 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii lawmakers are proposing charging a fee to insurers that are not participating in the state's insurance exchange under President Barack Obama's federal health care overhaul.
NEWARK, Delaware - The University of Delaware is considering a proposed ban of all tobacco products on campus.
CHARLESTON, West Virginia - A bill to regulate the disposal of waste produced by gas-well drilling will likely be introduced by West Virginia Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin in a special session.
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Legal experts raised concern Monday about Missouri legislation that would require many adult Medicaid recipients to work in order to receive health care coverage.
LANSING, Michigan - After relentlessly criticizing Democrat Gary Peters for his support of the federal health care law, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land is outlining her own ideas about health care while also embracing some elements of the four-year-old law.
PIERRE, South Dakota - The South Dakota House has passed a bill to regulate e-cigarettes.
INDIANAPOLIS - A shutdown of the state's energy efficiency program was sent to the governor's desk Monday, but lawmakers were still mulling over other tough issues, including the proposed relaxing of gun regulations, as they entered the final week of their 2014 session.
SALT LAKE CITY - Utah legislators are trying to work out an agreement on Medicaid expansion as their 2014 legislative session draws to a close at the end of the week.
MILWAUKEE - Cuts to bus services and a lack of commuter and light rail have kept public transportation from catching on in Wisconsin as it has in many other parts of the nation, transportation officials and advocates said Monday.
SAN FRANCISCO - Sniper sabotage of a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. substation last year prompted a California lawmaker to introduce legislation on Monday that would require state utilities to beef up security.
INDIANAPOLIS - House and Senate lawmakers are still deciding whether to release $200 million for road expansion projects.
MONTGOMERY, Alabama - A Huntsville legislator is working on changes to a bill that he hopes will persuade the Senate to approve the use of marijuana oil to treat children's seizures.
BATON ROUGE, Louisiana - Gov. Bobby Jindal told lawmakers opening their annual legislative session Monday that Louisiana's biggest challenge was making sure it has enough workers to fill the jobs his administration has helped attract to the state.
WASHINGTON - The share of Americans without health insurance is dropping to the lowest levels since President Barack Obama took office, but sign-ups under his health care law lag among Hispanics - a big pool of potential beneficiaries.
BOSTON - Gov. Deval Patrick pledged on Monday to write a letter to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, expressing concerns about the safety of the Pilgrim nuclear power plant in Plymouth.
TOPEKA, Kansas - A key Kansas legislator said Monday he was ordering the House budget committee to begin work immediately on resolving school funding issues after last week's state Supreme Court ruling.
MINEOLA, New York - Two suburban New York congressmen called Monday for prison time and stiff fines for anyone convicted of interfering with the radio transmissions of emergency responders.
GRANTS PASS, Oregon - Oregon state troopers are filling the law enforcement gap in rural Josephine County since voters refused to raise taxes to pay for sheriff's patrols.
TRENTON, New Jersey - A New Jersey legislative committee was rebuffed again Monday in its attempts to get answers to why thousands of train-riding football fans were stranded for hours after last month's Super Bowl, even as the committee's chairman appeared to shift some of the blame from the state's transit agency to the National Football League.
ST. PAUL, Minnesota - Labor pacts covering 38,000 state workers have won approval from the Minnesota Senate.
HILO, Hawaii - A judge is putting on hold Hawaii County's registration requirements for growers of genetically modified crops.
WASHINGTON - Democratic Senate candidates, facing withering criticism on the national health care law, are gambling they can turn voters against two billionaire brothers funding the attacks - even if few Americans would recognize the pair on the street.
LINCOLN, Nebraska - A proposal to ban minors from using e-cigarettes has sparked a debate in the Nebraska Legislature.
MADISION, Wisconsin - Wisconsinites who have state health insurance can sign up for President Barack Obama's health care law through the end of March.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - A bill to use federal Medicaid money to pay for private health insurance for an estimated 50,000 poor adults is moving quickly through New Hampshire's House.