A roundup of money (and other) news governments can use.
The legal strategy to get states to provide adequate education funding has changed -- and it's working in schools' favor.
State and local governments still haven't regained many of the jobs they cut, and they're unlikely to anytime soon.
Wisconsin's Supreme Court justices refused to tighten the rules about when they should recuse themselves from cases. It has sparked a battle between old judges and new ones.
The David Bohnett Foundation is funding a pipeline -- albeit, small -- of young people who want to work in local government.
The largest metro areas and those with highly educated workforces have rebounded well, but many other regions have struggled to recover job losses.
It adds to the growing body of evidence that addressing homelessness saves money elsewhere.
The Illinois legislature was one of the first in the country to confront the fallout of the #metoo movement. Lawmakers there worry that going too fast could result in faulty policies.
These politicians and candidates are breaking with today's aggressively partisan times to advocate a more centrist line.
The new Buy Clean California Act is the world’s first legislative effort to address supply chain carbon emissions.
Even if Congress passes a spending bill without the president's proposed cuts to programs that help the poor, it's likely to consider more serious changes next year.
The region is coping with one of the biggest influxes of Puerto Ricans fleeing the hurricane-ravaged island.
Lawsuits are being filed practically every week. Will governments prevail over the pharmaceutical industry like they did the tobacco industry in the 1990s?• Amid Opioid Crisis, States Start Embracing Alternative Medicine
The public sector needs a discussion about issues of transparency, fairness and the preservation of human values.
Minnesota's efforts to bring diversity and inclusivity to its contracting and purchasing are setting the pace.