“As far as I know, we’re the only state doing this,” says Gov. Terry McAuliffe's chief of staff.
A roundup of money (and other) news governments can use.
State politicians on both sides of the aisle have increasingly worked to curb the practice. Now, the attorney general may have made their efforts pointless.
The latest plans in California and New Jersey have observers asking: creative solution or accounting gimmick?
Unlike most places, Portland, Ore., offers easy living and shopping -- and it’s paying off for the city.
The president's victory has been extensively explored. But a state- and county-level look at the data offers stunning evidence of just how large the shifts were in certain places.
Some cities post letter grades on restaurants. King County opted for something more visual. The person who pushed for public ratings in the first place, though, isn't satisfied.
The programs we have are pretty good, but they need to keep graduates engaged and deepen their learning.
A lot of what fosters it is out of their control, but a little audacity goes a long way.
The state's transportation chief calls a new $54 billion transportation package monumental. But the projects it funds will be more mundane than monumental.
“Zero waste” and “circular economy” are often used interchangeably.
Erwin, Tenn., was struggling. Then its mayor did something many public officials usually don't: She listened to young people.
Cities that faced bankruptcy not long ago have made remarkable recoveries -- all on their own.
The industry has been a key driver of the sector's job gains. See which metro areas could suffer most from expected job losses.