There's a gender imbalance in many African-American neighborhoods. Mass incarceration is largely to blame.
Unlike states, localities are more constrained in their ability to raise revenues. It's creating big budget deficits for some school districts.
There are lessons to be learned from New York and Pennsylvania.
The president's plan to build a border wall could cost the most for California, Hawaii and Maryland -- three of the 16 states suing to block the declaration.
A new program may be a boon to struggling cities -- if it targets the right ones.• Amazon HQ2 Was an 'Unfortunate Distraction' From 'Needy' Opportunity Zones
How much home sales impacts a place depends a lot on its property tax policies.
A case over a Hawaii wastewater treatment plant could redefine the scope of the federal law that regulates pollution in lakes, rivers, streams and oceans.
After the blackface scandals involving Virginia politicians, expect more candidates to dig up dirt on themselves while keeping in mind the changing culture of America and the power of the internet.
It’s often used to describe how people live in urban spaces. But it shouldn't be.
The government shutdown exposed the financial insecurity and stress of many public servants.• States With Substantial Numbers of Lower-Wage Federal Workers
After experiencing explosive growth in recent years, the city is tripling its spending to address the shortage of lower-income units.
In an unprecedented move that will cut costs for low-income households and cut emissions for everyone, the state is paying for some homes to install energy-efficient appliances.
Decades of local zoning regulations and land-use policies have kept racial segregation firmly rooted in place.• Segregated in the Heartland: An Investigative Series
In an anti-union era, nurses may have found a model for effectively organizing labor.