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The Myths of Municipal Mergers

The media attention on Ferguson, Mo., one of the 90 jurisdictions in St. Louis County, has also brought attention to consolidation -- a touted solution to government ills.

Democrats Have More Seats to Defend in 2015-2016

Despite holding far fewer seats overall, the Democrats have more governorships to defend than the Republicans.

New Arkansas Governor Endorses Medicaid Expansion Model

While Arkansas looks to replace its first-of-a-kind model for expanding Medicaid, Gov. Asa Hutchinson urged lawmakers to renew it through 2016.

How Mayors Can Mend Police's Public Relations

The nation’s mayors released a report highlighting ways cities can rebuild the broken trust between police officers and citizens.

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