Female lawmakers make up about 20 percent of both Texas legislative chambers. In a state where women and men make up an almost equal portion of the population, the lack of female voices in the Capitol raises questions.
Rate cuts for therapy services offered under the state’s Medicaid program won’t take place on Oct. 1 as scheduled after a judge determined on Tuesday that the health of children receiving those services could be harmed.
Three prominent Boston lawyers have filed a class-action lawsuit against a Massachusetts state law that limits the amount of money public school districts must direct to charter schools within their jurisdiction.
In a state where only 21 percent of 10th graders meet or exceed national science competency standards, new standards in Alabama require schools to instruct students on theories of evolution and climate change.