Alabama

Lawsuit aims to cleanse federal regulations hampering washing machines, dishwashers

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Twelve attorneys general filed an opening brief Friday in a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for changes made this year to energy and water efficiency standards for dishwashers and washing machines.

Maine to protect abortion patients, providers from restrictive states

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The legal status of abortion in various states is changing day-to-day with the overturning of Roe v. Wade, but Maine is among those taking action to protect people who may now have to travel to access an abortion.

Feds offering 80% less in oil and natural gas lease sales, increasing royalty rate

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The U.S. Department of Interior announced it is making only 20 percent of eligible acreage for oil and natural gas production available for leasing on federal lands to comply with a federal court order.

Colorado officials criticize U.S. Space Command decision after Alabama chosen for headquarters

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Colorado lost its bid to be the permanent headquarters to U.S. Space Command on Wednesday, a move the state's leaders say is politically motivated and will cost taxpayers.