When the Biden administration announced in August 2022 that it was canceling up to $20,000 in student loan debt per borrower, it said the idea was to provide families with "breathing room as they prepare to start repaying loans after the economic crisis brought on by the pandemic."
Traditionally, studies must be read and critiqued by at least two independent experts before they can be published in a scientific journal -- a process known as "peer review."
For some Utahns looking for their family's Christmas tree, they need look no further than the public lands near their home.
After receiving input from stakeholders earlier this year, the Wyoming Game and Fish Department has released a list of priorities guiding its initial draft of a management plan for the controversial practice of feeding wild elk at winter feedgrounds.
The Georgia Supreme Court granted an emergency stay of a lower court's ruling, once again allowing a six-week abortion ban to take effect in Georgia while an appeal process continues.
As a way to reward those who have stayed in the child care field, the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services is offering $66 million in stipends and loan repayment grants to workers with at least six continuous months at a licensed child care facility in the state.
To help people better understand the health of the Upper Rio Grande Basin, a first-ever "report card" gave the overall river basin a "C" for its moderate condition, and warned improvements are needed.
The Ohio Supreme Court put the brakes on the state's Board of Tax Appeals' decision to collect more than a half-million dollars in taxes from NASCAR for broadcasting the organization's races in the state.
Several groups argue the Respect for Marriage Act (ROMA) currently before the U.S. Senate is unconstitutional, and if enacted, will eventually be struck down by the U.S. Supreme Court.
Despite posting the lowest unemployment rate in at least 46 years, the state of California had more people on the federal food stamp program in 2022 than ever.