State and local officials devoted thousands of hours, and put other projects on hold, to lure the company.• Why Losing Out on Amazon HQ2 Isn't So Bad for Cities
Lawyers in Philadelphia think so. They want the city, which is suffering from an eviction crisis, to spend more on helping people fight landlords in court.• 'There Will Be Evictions': New Smoking Ban Roils Public Housing's Oldest Residents
A new study points to evidence that luring a large corporation isn’t the best way to spur job growth.
Budget directors are still figuring out how much of the tax law's impact on state revenues was a one-time boost.
It wouldn't be the first time lawmakers have attempted to strip a new governor of some power. But it is rare.
The Oklahoma city's "Black Wall Street" was one of the richest African-American neighborhoods in the country. Then whites burned it to the ground.
Small schools and high poverty schools are putting their students at the biggest disadvantage, according to a new report.
Preschoolers are eight times, on average, more likely to get kicked out. States are starting to notice and intervene.
Of all the new governors, few will change the culture of their states as much as him.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Rashida Tlaib made headlines for their congressional wins. But a number of Democratic Socialists also won state-level races this election.
We need to know more about what governments are doing -- and how well their efforts are working. A couple of recent studies point the way.
The state's new approach to the workplace goes far beyond traditional telecommuting. It's not only making employees and managers happier, it's saving the state millions of dollars.
With Democrats taking over the U.S. House, Congress may grind to a halt. Red and blue states, meanwhile, will go their separate ways on abortion, taxes, education, health and voting rights.
The VA is working with states and cities to use the innovative financing approach to help veterans with PTSD find gainful employment. If it's successful, the payoff for investors is big.
Unlike most politicians, California's outgoing governor has made planning ahead a staple of his leadership -- even if it means going against his own party.
Moderate-to liberal candidates won in five states, while conservatives were successful in two.• Amid Supreme Court Impeachments, West Virginia Voters Weaken Judges' Power