How Can U.S. States Fight Climate Change if Trump Quits the Paris Accord?

Fourteen states have vowed to uphold the Paris climate pact with or without the federal government, and a new analysis suggests their efforts are having an impact.

U.S. Governors at U.N. Assembly: ‘You Have Allies’ on Climate Change

As world leaders gather at the United Nations for the world body’s annual General Assembly, a group of American state governors is taking an increasingly high-profile role on climate change.

Governors Rally Around Health Law Fixes as White House Pushes Repeal

Governors from both parties testified before the Senate on behalf of modest changes to the Affordable Care Act, but the White House and some senators have not given up on repeal.

Governors From Both Parties Denounce Senate Obamacare Repeal Bill

The nation’s governors, gathered for their annual conference, came out against the latest bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act but for very different reasons.

Caught in Budget Tugs of War, States Teeter on the Brink

By JESS BIDGOOD, JULIE BOSMAN and ALEXANDER BURNS July 3, 2017 AUGUSTA, Me. — Government workers marched outside the State House here chanting, “Do your job!” on Monday as Maine kept children’s caseworkers at home and...

Eyeing Trump’s Budget Plan, Republican Governors Say ‘No, Thanks’

By ALEXANDER BURNS March 22, 2017 Gov. Matt Bevin of Kentucky was unrestrained in his praise for President Trump: Opening for him at a rally on Monday, Mr. Bevin, a conservative Republican, echoed Mr. Trump’s “America First” slogan and only...