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Why States' Campaign Donation Limits Could Be in Jeopardy

A federal appeals court decided this week that states can only limit campaign contributions if they can somehow prove that they lead to corruption.

Underfunding of Research Offers States an Economic Opportunity

Research and development may be one of the best ways to boost local economies, yet states (and the feds) have slowed spending on it.

A New P3 Model for Building Green Infrastructure

One Maryland county is testing a unique public-private partnership that would not only save money but also help the environment and local economy.

What Cities Need to Close the Skills Gap for 'Smart Jobs'

"Advanced industry" jobs are expected to drive economic growth. But cities must invest in training and education to build a qualified workforce.

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