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Ebola Scare Highlights the Uncertain Costs of a Pandemic

Questions loom about who will pay for the fallout of a national health crisis and what kind of impact it could have on credit ratings.

Is Atlantic City Headed for Bankruptcy?

America’s Playground recently had its credit rating downgraded to junk status, and the state is unwilling to take over its finances.

Vying for Funding, Rural Counties Often Lose to Big Cities

But a new contest, where the competition is limited to rural areas, offers a chance for smaller municipalities to realize their economic development plans.

More Conservative Than Most, Indiana's Medicaid Alternative Wins Approval

The feds are letting Indiana, which is now the 10th Republican-run state to expand Medicaid, make several changes to the program that could discourage low-income people from seeking care.

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