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Jacob Fischler

Jacob Fischler covers federal policy as a senior reporter in the States Newsroom Washington bureau. Based in Oregon, he focuses on Western issues as well as climate, energy development, public lands and infrastructure.

Marijuana legalization is on ballots in five states, including four states where Republicans are in control of both legislative chambers and the governor’s office.

The committee will present new evidence, but will also synthesize findings presented at earlier hearings.

President’s executive actions will provide pardons for thousands of Americans serving federal drug sentences.

Under the past three presidential administrations, the working definitions of waters of the United States have shifted.

Monday will mark the first time since March 2020 that the court will allow the public to attend oral arguments. Masks will be optional. 

The group of U.S. House Democrats asking the chamber’s leaders not to include environmental permitting changes in a stopgap spending deal this month comprises…

President Joe Biden in a Thursday night speech to a crowd of party faithful promoted legislation passed by the Democratic Congress and attacked supporters…

More than 50 U.S. House members are objecting to a push to revise federal environmental permitting requirements for energy projects — part of a…

GOP nominee for governor joins chorus of Republicans who condemned the FBI’s execution of a search warrant at former President Trump’s Florida home.

The U.S. Senate, along party lines, passed a sweeping energy, health care, climate and tax package Sunday afternoon, following an overnight marathon of votes…