A roundup of money (and other) news governments can use.
The number of children packed into overcrowded homes remains high and comes at a tremendous social cost.
The legislature must decide whether residents will keep being charged, possibly for decades, for the failed project.
At least three governors will be running this year after filling in for predecessors who resigned. None of them is getting a free ride.
Charitable giving is expected to drop, and nonprofits that operate social services for the government will likely take the biggest hit.
Programs that aid the opioid epidemic, medically underserved areas and at-risk mothers and children also have uncertain futures.
After a study showed that watching nature videos can have positive benefits for inmates, some prisons are adding them to their lineup.
In 2009, Louis Jacobson ranked the states with the worst leadership and policy challenges. Almost a decade later, what's changed?
The idea of charging drivers for the miles they drive instead of the gas they burn is not new. But states are still sorting out how it might work.
Service members are often targeted for financial scams and have a harder time defending themselves. Deanna Nelson is doing it for them.
As sexual harassment allegations take down powerful politicians, states and cities are revisiting their training and policies for the bureaucrats who have far less power but keep the government running.
Thanks to a generation of underfunding, many big-city school districts now face deteriorating buildings and billions of dollars in maintenance needs.
California has the most people of any state, and yet it doesn't have the country's largest legislature. A ballot measure proposes to change that -- but it's complicated.
In local government, success is defined by what you leave behind.
Our communities face big problems that can't be solved by government, business or nonprofits acting alone.