Democratic Massachusetts Gov. Maura Healey unveiled Monday a $282 million supplemental spending plan that includes $85 million for emergency assistance, including housing.
New Mexico Public Regulation Commissioner Patrick O’Connell voluntarily recused himself from decisions on a major energy merger over past conflicts of interest.
A North Dakota bill would require public schools to screen videos on fetal development as part of the state’s K-12 life science curriculum.
A bill that would require Medicaid recipients to work has passed the South Dakota House’s Republican-dominated State Affairs Committee.
South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson asked the court to reconsider its ruling striking down the six-week abortion ban. Wilson filed a rehearing request with the Supreme Court.
Mississippi senators are pushing a bill that specifies that lawmakers must meet in public, prohibiting closed-door meetings. These meetings discuss legislative strategy and policy.
Democratic Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear spoke on the state’s teacher shortage Monday, and is expected to push the state legislature to increase education funding.
Rita Hart has been chosen to lead the Iowa Democratic Party. Hart was previously a state senator who lost a 2020 US House race by a small number of votes.
Currently, there is a lifetime ban on name changes for people who have been convicted of certain crimes in Illinois. Gov. Pritzker received a bill that would lift this restriction.
President Biden is visiting Baltimore on Monday. Biden plans to talk about replacing the Baltimore and Potomac Tunnel. The project is expected to take a decade to be completed.