Welcome to the second installment of Swan's Picks! Catch up on some state and local news before the weekend arrives.
The Florida House has passed a 15 week abortion ban
…and Florida may also pass “the preemption bill to end all preemption bills”
Since the mountain lions cannot, California NIMBYs consider whether direct democracy and “the mother of all NIMBY initiatives” can let them escape from state zoning laws
…and they figure out a way to crush the dreams of thousands of aspiring college students
How local governments contribute to “accidents”