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Stateline, an initiative of The Pew Charitable Trusts, provides daily reporting and analysis on trends in state policy.

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By Tim Henderson Black workers with bachelor’s degrees continued to lose jobs in May, even as the relaxing of COVID-19 restrictions led to job…

By April Simpson The list is long: Bethel, Alaska; Garden City, Kan.; Hailey, Idaho; Meridian, Miss.; Kanab, Utah; Dubois, Wyo. In the weeks since…

By Michael Ollove and Christine Vestal As states begin to ease quarantine restrictions, epidemiologists caution that success in conquering the next wave of the…

By Matt Vasilogambros A roll of the dice decided a tied city council race in Vineyard, Utah, four years ago. So when the city…

By Elaine S. Povich All Connecticut state Rep. Kim Rose wanted was to make sure home-based “doggie day cares” followed the same health and…

By Matt Vasilogambros TUCSON, Ariz. — A warm breeze blew past Colleen Coyle Mathis and her husband, Christopher, as they lounged on the back…

By Teresa Wiltz The “two super fantastic ladies” — as one resident calls them — at the Weinberg Villages senior housing complex in Owings…

By Sophie Quinton Five years after Oregon legalized recreational marijuana, its lawmakers now are trying to rein in production, fearing the state’s big weed…

By Elaine S. Povich Zipping along the Massachusetts Turnpike, unsuspecting tourists from other states encounter an electronic toll plaza. No problem: The transponder they…

By Elaine S. Povich Rummaging through your refrigerator, you come across a jar of mayonnaise labeled “BEST IF USED BY 06/10/19.” If it’s mid-July,…