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How Prepared Are States for Infectious Disease Outbreaks?

A new report shows signs of progress, particularly in public health funding, but many states face difficulties quickly responding to outbreaks.

The State of Public Employment in 2014

A look back at how state and local government workers fared this year in terms of pensions, health care and jobs.

Environmental Risks Becoming Part of Bond Assessments

Municipal bond investors have started asking governments to disclose their area's environmental hazards, but a lot of the information they want is not yet known.

How Down-Ballot Democrats Can Win Back Seats

If history proves correct, then losing the presidency would help Democrats regain Congressional, gubernatorial and state legislative seats.

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