Republicans uncertain on judge selection, district direction

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - Members of a newly formed House and Senate committee dived back into the politically charged issues of judicial redistricting and judicial elections on Thursday, with several questioning details of a proposal to eliminate head-to-head elections in place for 150 years.

GOP legislative leaders from both chambers ...

New Mexico statehouse embarks on anti-harassment overhaul

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico-based lobbyists attended voluntary, state-sponsored training Thursday on how to prevent and report sexual misconduct, and lawmakers will be required to undergo similar training next week.

It's part of a push by the Legislature to make the Capitol work environment safer amid a nationwide ...

The Latest: Day after allegation, lawmaker gets challenger

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - The Latest on sexual harassment allegations made against a New York state senator by a former staffer (all times local):

4:35 p.m.

An ex-aide to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo says she'll enter a primary against the leader of breakaway Democrats in the state Senate after a ...