Idaho lawmakers have returned to Boise for a special session to address failed legislation that risks U.S. participation in an international treaty that aims to make it easier for parents worldwide to collect child-support payments.
More than three decades ago, a 3-year-old South Korean boy and his sister flew to the U.S. to become the adopted children of American citizens, but their life together didn’t last long.
The federal government has granted Washington state a temporary extension from enforcement of tough new requirements for proof of U.S. residency for driver’s licenses and other government-sanctioned ID.
The Washington Health Benefit Exchange is getting $27 million from the federal government to improve its customer web site.
People who buy their own health insurance in Washington state can expect rates to go up in 2015, but probably not as fast as insurance costs increased in the years before federal health care reform took effect.
Payment comes as President Obama tours landslide area.
Washington state has won a performance bonus of $7.8 million from the federal government for signing thousands of kids up for health insurance.
Washington’s medical marijuana system is “not tenable” in light of new guidance from the U.S. Justice Department about its pot-related enforcement priorities, the chief federal prosecutors in the state said Thursday.
A slight majority of Americans favor both the legalization of marijuana, and that the federal government should back off of state pot laws.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a decision barring the federal government from requiring tobacco companies to put large graphic health warnings on cigarette packages to show that smoking can […]