Capitals across the country are bracing for any spillover from last week’s violent assault on the U.S. Capitol. State legislatures already have become targets for protesters in recent days.
New Hampshire’s House of Representatives, whose speaker died of the coronavirus, has refused to meet remotely.
With the state facing a budget crisis, a Democratic supermajority in Albany may pave the way for new taxes and the legalization of recreational pot.
Oregon earmarked $62 million to explicitly benefit Black individuals and business owners. Now some of the money is in limbo after lawsuits alleging racial discrimination.
A Republican, he had a staunchly conservative agenda as his party took control of the state government in the December election. He died of Covid-19.