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Disabled in DC: Coping With Increasing Costs and Demand for Paratransit

The challenges that the nation's capital faces to provide accessible and affordable transportation for people with disabilities reflect a nationwide struggle to live up to the ADA's promise.

Where Police Don't Mirror Communities and Why It Matters

Minorities are underrepresented in nearly every large law enforcement agency in America. Some police agencies are now looking to change that.

What Happens When You Start Taxing Muni Bonds?

A new study offers the best data to date on how much the tax exemption on municipal bonds, which are often used to finance sports stadiums, saves state and local governments.

States Step Up Scrutiny of Oil Train Shipments

Some states are looking to prevent more derailments and spills, but the freight industry doesn't want more regulation.

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