California legislator proposes regulating straw use in certain restaurants to reduce plastic waste.
Subnational governments can best succeed when their policies go beyond their own borders.
States and subnationals can rise to the challenges posed by climate change.
A federal appellate court decision could send foie gras off the menu—again.
California was more effective than the federal government at preventing foreclosures during the Great Recession.
Law professor argues that states play a critical, but often neglected, role in constitutional decision-making.
Amid reports of record-breaking rainfall, regulators extend emergency drought measures for conservation.
New standards require computers to use less energy when not in use.
Technology can help address the dearth of data surrounding police use of force.
The outcome of a lawsuit filed by Airbnb may define the regulatory limits of the sharing economy.
City ordinance amendment institutes harsher penalties for those who flout water restrictions amid drought.
A legislative committee report urges state regulators to seek alternative water sources.