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Low Oil Prices Drain Some But Energize Most Local Economies

The impact of oil's price drop depends on how much a local government relies on the oil industry for revenue and jobs.

Does Obama Have a Plan B If SCOTUS Strikes Down Subsidies?

That's what House Republicans, who allege that a secret plan exists to maintain health insurance subsidies, repeatedly asked the president's top health official.

Despite Kansas' Experience, States Push Big Income Tax Cuts

Even though Kansas’ budget and credit have suffered since enacting massive tax cuts, governors in Maine and Ohio are still pushing similar plans.

Why Transportation Agencies Need More Women Engineers

North Carolina is trying to recruit girls for careers in engineering not only to fill anticipated vacancies but also because hiring more women could make the roads safer.

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