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.
In almost every state where ballot measures to expand Medicaid have passed, Republicans have tried to change the voter-approved laws.
It’s often used to describe how people live in urban spaces. But it shouldn't be.
As a project in Long Beach demonstrates, treating people as individuals rather than as statistics can yield big benefits.
If your community really has a lot to offer, you need to think beyond the press release.
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.
Some states have already adopted their own version of a plan to address climate change while creating jobs. Others are being urged to.
In an anti-union era, nurses may have found a model for effectively organizing labor.
If history is any indication, the current controversies will likely change how Ralph Northam governs. He's already made racial reconciliation a new priority.• Scandals Threaten Democrats' High Election Hopes for November