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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.

President Joe Biden’s climate agenda took a hit this month when the Interior Department said it would open 144,000 acres of federal land up…

President Biden has a target of making half of all U.S. vehicles electric by 2030, but senators worry that goal is unattainable without more domestic mineral production.

Raskin said she was withdrawing to allow for votes to go forward on a slate of four other nominees to the board overseeing the U.S. central bank.

The White House said it was working to build bipartisan support for Raskin, noting that she received votes from Republicans during her confirmation to other positions.

On the afternoon of Jan. 6, 2021, four men affiliated with the Kansas City chapter of the right-wing Proud Boys gathered on the west…

In a statement, Gov. Lawrence J. Hogan Jr. (R) called the invasion “a barbarous military assault from a deranged autocrat.”

The National Governors Association winter meeting was the first time in two years the bipartisan group met in the nation’s capital.

More than 45,000 bridges across the country are in poor condition, including 273 in Maryland.

Most states in the U.S. are in violation of a major federal drug statute. The 1971 Controlled Substances Act lists marijuana in the most…

President Joe Biden will continue a pandemic-spurred pause on student loan repayments until May 1, he said Wednesday. Loan repayments were set to restart…