Why regulating AI will be difficult — or even impossible

Efforts to combat artificial intelligence‘s threat to democracy and humanity through regulations and guardrails face a…

Proposed legislation would tax Harvard endowment

(The Center Square) – Massachusetts could soon reach into Harvard University’s $50 billion endowment and take…

New bill would give states standing to sue federal government

(The Center Square) – A new bill has been filed to give state attorneys general greater…

Hochul proposes banning ‘deceptive’ AI used in misleading advertisements

Gov. Kathy Hochul (D-NY) proposed banning the “deceptive” use of artificial intelligence, including its misleading use…

Florida Senate committee advances lobbying transparency bill

(The Center Square) — Florida lawmakers have advanced legislation this week that would add transparency to…

Police group raises concerns about Illinois’ criminal justice policies

(The Center Square) – The debate around crime and punishment continues in Illinois. Late last month,…

Georgia House passes three tax relief measures

(The Center Square) — The state House passed three bills Thursday that they say will provide…

Data center bill dies in Virginia House

(The Center Square) — A Virginia House of Delegates subcommittee tabled a bill Thursday that would have restricted…

Maine panel advances plan to ban Chinese contracts

(The Center Square) — Maine lawmakers are moving ahead with a plan that would ban companies…

DC Council passes sweeping crime omnibus bill in first of two votes 

The D.C. Council passed a sweeping crime omnibus bill on Tuesday in what will be the…

Measure limiting police pullovers a ‘conversation starter,’ expected to stall

(The Center Square) – A measure that would prohibit law enforcement from pulling people over for…

Wisconsin’s task force on AI pitches five proposed laws

(The Center Square) – The Wisconsin lawmakers who’ve been studying artificial intelligence for the past six months…

California proposes legalizing public drinking as public intox goes unprosecuted

(The Center Square) – A new California bill could allow for city and county-approved public drinking…

Washington bill would allow PSE to end natural gas service for existing customers

(The Center Square) – Washington residents and businesses reliant on Puget Sound Energy, the state’s largest utility provider,…

Republican introduces bill to crack down on sale of drugs on social media

Rep. August Pfluger (R-TX) announced on Friday that he is introducing legislation to limit the sale…

Big Tech CEOs feel pressure in tense hearing on teenage victims of social media

Five CEOs of some of the most prominent social media companies felt pressure from lawmakers and…

Ohio proposes bill to adopt nitrogen gas executions after Alabama

Ohio lawmakers proposed legislation permitting the use of nitrogen gas for execution, following in the footsteps…

Microsoft president endorses online child safety bill night before Big Tech hearing

Microsoft announced that it is endorsing bipartisan legislation intended to hold Big Tech companies accountable for…

New South Dakota bill bars residency requirement for voters

South Dakota‘s requirement that a person must live in a “permanent dwelling” to be eligible to…

Rhode Island weighs accessory dwellings to boost housing

(The Center Square) — Rhode Island lawmakers will revisit a plan to help property owners develop accessory…