Government & Politics

Whether you’re looking for stories about politicians who tangled with the law or legislative efforts that impact individuals and businesses, you can find them in our Government & Politics section.

Recent Stories

With smartphones getting even smarter, mobile apps related to health and wellness are turning our phones into the “tricorder” of Star Trek fame. Here’s what’s up ahead in the next frontier of medicine. more...

While serving on a jury has been a civic duty, until now, it’s been a duty enjoyed only by citizens. California is poised to change that, recently passing a bill that would allow permanent legal residents to serve on juries. more...

The dust’s settled—we know the country didn’t go over the fiscal cliff. Now it’s time to consider how the new tax laws may affect your estate plan. Spoiler alert: it’s not as bad as you might think.  more...

An alarming number of scams perpetrated against America’s veterans have been brought to light in recent months. These cons are wide ranging in their approaches and hide behind the masks of charities, as well as posing as Veterans Affairs—all in an effort to bilk veterans out of their money. more...