Thirty-four state legislatures would have to adopt resolutions calling for a convention.
Under existing law, strikers are not eligible for unemployment benefits until the strike is over.
The Arizona Water Infrastructure Finance Authority is exploring a proposal to import desalinated water from Mexico.
(The Center Square) - Ohio-based Kroger agreed in principle to settle lawsuits that by paying $1.37 billion to state and local governments for its role in fueling the opioid epidemic.
Kroger owns Fred Meyer and QFC stores, which have dispensed opioids nationwide.
"Opioid manufacturers, distributors, dispensers, and consultants all had a hand in creating the opioid crisis, and they have a responsibility to pay for the devastating results of their reckless behavior, " Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum, who led the negotiations, said in a press release.
The New Mexico Higher Education department is offering two separate student loan forgiveness packages.
(California News Service) As the waters recede from the biggest storm to hit southern California in decades, lawmakers in Sacramento are considering a bill Wednesday to make schools more resilient. Senate Bill 394 would require the California Energy Commission to create a statewide plan to help school districts integrate climate resilience and sustainability into their master plans.
California has only had one confirmed tropical storm landfall. It was in September 1939.
California Attorney General Rob Bonta announced the state would restrict state-funded travel to three states.
California's medical aid-in-dying law is still under fire this week.
Lawmakers said earlier this year there is evidence that the San Francisco Federal Reserve Board knew of Silicon Valley Bank's woes.