Efforts to get privately owned teams like the Redskins and the Cleveland Indians to drop offensive mascots may have stalled, but states can enact bans in the public sector.
Warmer waters in the region lead to an increased threat of cold-stunning because turtles stick around longer before heading south.
In 2013, when FEMA redrew flood maps for the coast of Maine to account for more powerful hurricanes, some of the new high-risk zones were not only inaccurate, but expensive and difficult to correct. Wealthy vacation towns could easily foot the bill, protecting access to development dollars, but many struggling fishing villages could not.
Maine Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap has filed a suit claiming that Trump's Advisory Commission on Election Integrity is violating federal transparency laws.