The latest plans in California and New Jersey have observers asking: creative solution or accounting gimmick?
The president's victory has been extensively explored. But a state- and county-level look at the data offers stunning evidence of just how large the shifts were in certain places.
Some cities post letter grades on restaurants. King County opted for something more visual. The person who pushed for public ratings in the first place, though, isn't satisfied.
Businesses and governments are going cashless. Anti-poverty advocates say the change is problematic for low-income people, but they disagree on how to solve it.
The state's transportation chief calls a new $54 billion transportation package monumental. But the projects it funds will be more mundane than monumental.
“Zero waste” and “circular economy” are often used interchangeably.
Erwin, Tenn., was struggling. Then its mayor did something many public officials usually don't: She listened to young people.
Cities that faced bankruptcy not long ago have made remarkable recoveries -- all on their own.
The industry has been a key driver of the sector's job gains. See which metro areas could suffer most from expected job losses.
Hiring ex-addicts is a key part of Kentucky's strategy for combating the opioid epidemic and its impact on families.
Most states can't meet baby boomers' demand for staying out of nursing homes.