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Past articles by Reid:

US product recalls on pace for record high

Companies doing business in the United States are on pace to recall a record number of products this year, adding to consumer headaches already exacerbated by disruptions to supply chains. → Read More

Vermont lowers ready-to-drink spirits taxes

Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) has signed legislation lowering taxes on ready-to-drink spirits, the latest front in an ongoing battle within the alcoholic beverage industry that pits distillers agains… → Read More

Los Angeles voters to narrow mayoral field under shadow of homeless crisis

Voters in Los Angeles are likely to choose a first-time candidate running as a political outsider and a long-time Democratic Party stalwart as the two candidates to advance beyond Tuesday’s primary… → Read More

The Great Resignation hits state legislative chambers

Across the nation, employees have had enough. Scores are telling their bosses they will quit at the end of this year, fed up with working conditions, low pay and fraying relationships. Only in this… → Read More

New York on brink of major voting rights act

New York state legislators are poised to give final approval to a major overhaul of election rules meant to expand access to the polls and to tilt legal scales toward voters. The legislation, model… → Read More

South Dakota will vote on legalizing pot — with a twist

South Dakota voters will decide later this year whether to become the 20th state in the nation to legalize marijuana for recreational use, after supporters filed thousands of signatures with state … → Read More

Sun Belt cities boom as major cities bleed population

More than half of American cities registered a loss of population over the last year as people flocked to suburbs and exurbs in what demographers say is among the first signs that pandemic-era atti… → Read More

North Dakota governor spends against members of own party in primaries

North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum (R) is digging into his own pockets to fund a handful of Republican candidates running for state legislative seats this year in an effort to reshape the politics of on… → Read More

Rhode Island governor to sign measure legalizing marijuana

Rhode Island is poised to become the 19th state in the nation to legalize marijuana for recreational use after legislators on Tuesday passed the bill through both the state House and Senate by wide… → Read More

New York House map spurs anger, chaos

A new set of U.S. House district lines finalized Friday has set off a mad scramble among some of the most powerful politicians in New York, where decades of simmering feuds and rivalries are emergi… → Read More

Delaware governor vetoes marijuana legalization

Delaware Gov. John Carney (D) on Tuesday vetoed legislation that would have legalized possession of small amounts of marijuana, setting up a potential showdown with legislators who might try to for… → Read More

Michigan governor candidates face elimination after alleged signature fraud

Five candidates vying for the right to challenge Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer (D) are facing the possibility of being eliminated even before the primary election after a state board found their c… → Read More

Why Texas, Florida won’t get more House seats from census miscount

The U.S. Census Bureau this week said the decennial tabulation of every American resident had miscounted populations in 14 states by enough that a handful of seats in the House of Representatives s… → Read More

Democrats spend big in GOP governor primaries

Millions of dollars in attack advertisements are hitting television screens in Illinois castigating Aurora Mayor Richard Irvin’s (R) track record as an attorney for defendants accused of violent cr… → Read More

Southern states suffered Census undercounts, bureau says

The decennial count of America’s population drastically undercounted the number of people who live in six states, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday, putting at risk billions of dollars in potent… → Read More

Republican election deniers make gains in primary contests

Republican candidates who were in Washington, D.C., during the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection won primary elections to appear on the November ballot in North Carolina and Idaho on Tuesday, while one of… → Read More

Conservative earthquake rocks Idaho

Idaho Gov. Brad Little won the Republican Party’s nomination for a second term on Tuesday, easily outpacing a conservative challenger who had former President Trump’s support.But Little’s allies in… → Read More

Supreme Court makes latest slice in McCain-Feingold’s ‘death by 1,000 cuts’

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law limiting the amount of money a candidate can collect from donors to repay loans they’ve made to their own campaign, a decision that advocates w… → Read More

Proposed New York maps create House battleground

A special master tasked with redrawing New York’s congressional district lines released a proposed draft Monday that would make the Empire State an epicenter for the national fight to control the U… → Read More

Mystery PAC backed by crypto billionaire wants to stop next COVID

A new super PAC funded mostly by a young cryptocurrency billionaire is spending tens of millions of dollars on Democratic candidates running for Congress in hopes of creating a new caucus of pandem… → Read More