By ALLISON PECORIN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham said she might be willing to work with federal officers to combat crime in the state if they are cooperative with local efforts, but cautioned that protecting the... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN, ABC News(ST. LOUIS) -- Missouri Attorney General Eric Schmitt filed briefings in support of a St. Louis couple charged for brandishing their guns at civil rights protesters outside their mansion last month, claiming self defense.St.... Read More.
(MIAMI) -- BY: SOPHIE TATUMFlorida educators are suing Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in response to an order requiring schools to open for in-person learning, despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.The lawsuit against DeSantis, Florida Department of Education Commissioner Richard... Read More.
BY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (ATLANTA) — Gov. Brian Kemp said he is determined to prevent Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms and other local leaders from issuing a mask mandate despite the growing number of coronavirus cases and deaths in the state. Kemp,... Read More.
(SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico) -- BY: JOSHUA HOYOS and CRISTINA CORUJOPuerto Rico Gov. Wanda Vazquez is responding to allegations that she fired a government minister after the official had called for an independent investigation into how aid was distributed in... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(SALEM, Ore.) -- Oregon officials came out swinging at a group of state troopers caught on camera refusing to wear masks at a local coffee shop in Corvallis despite a statewide mandate.Surveillance video shared... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO, ABC News(JACKSON, Miss.) -- Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves has signed a bill to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag.At the signing ceremony on Tuesday evening, Reeves said the law would "turn a... Read More.
By ADAM KELSEY, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the Southern United States, the governor of one of the states which has paused its reopening efforts said Sunday that testing for the virus needs to increase... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- BY: KELLY MCCARTHYAs the country continues to fight the coronavirus pandemic, a new surge in cases has set record highs in many states.Idaho's governor joined ABC News' "What You Need to Know" to discuss his state's... Read More.
By ELLA TORRES, ABC News(SALT LAKE CITY) -- Utah's governor said he has "no plans" to shut down the economy, directly pushing back at a public health official who warned that as COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the state,... Read More.
OLYMPIA - Governor Jay Inslee today will sign legislation that will allow the state’s Employment Security Department (ESD) to ensure foreign workers under the federal H-2A program have the support they need on the job and growers have the assistance they... Read More.