Things are looking up right now in the city. Well, at least part of it. That inequality will impact the city’s upcoming election and be the biggest issue facing its next leader.
If passed, the state would become the 33rd to expand Medicaid and signal support for Obamacare at a time when President Trump is taking major steps to reverse it.
Voters in three states approved similar ballot measures last year, but critics say it's unnecessary and could gum up the criminal justice system.
With no end to the epidemic in sight, the feds are helping some states treat more addicts.
Lots of cities want to increase their outreach to women- and minority-owned businesses. Often, that means taking a look at the best programs in other jurisdictions.
Massachusetts is deciding whether to keep marijuana tax revenue from anti-pot municipalities, stirring a debate that some states have already settled and others may face in the future.
A roundup of money (and other) news governments can use.
The party will likely gain power in New Jersey next month, but holding onto the governor's office in Virginia is proving more challenging.
It's rare to see a film featuring homeless people as main characters. "The Florida Project" focuses on the ones that few people notice.
The rising number of placements into state care is only partially to blame.
Jails are filled with low-risk offenders awaiting court dates. There's bipartisan support to change that, so why is it still hard to get anything done?
The state passed the nation's most comprehensive law to make drug prices more transparent. It has also inspired other states to take on the pharmaceutical companies in November.
Local governments and private contractors can't find enough people and equipment to haul away debris.
Over a generation, there’s been a sea change in the way cities, states and the feds deal with each other.
When destroyed by disaster, public housing has historically taken years to be replaced -- if at all. What happens to low-income residents in the meantime?
What started as a fringe movement has gained steam in recent years.