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Black and Out of Work: How the Recession Changed Government Employment

The public sector used to be a place of upward mobility for minorities, particularly black women.

Black Women Remain Underrepresented in All Levels of Politics

But particularly in statewide executive office positions, which just 10 black women in nine states have ever held, according to a new report.

After the Asylum: How America's Trying to Fix Its Broken Mental Health System

Patients with mental illness are being detained in emergency rooms, often for weeks at a time. Now some states are rethinking the entire psychiatric care system.

3 Things the New Tax Incentive Disclosures Rule Won't Reveal

The effectiveness of subsidies is hard to measure. A new rule will make it easier, but there's still a lot of information that governments aren't required to share about business deals.

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