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From Campaign Finance to Pot, Progressives Look to Local Voters

Giving up on the gridlock at the federal and state levels, progressives are turning their attention to local ballots to get their ideas passed. But policies that sell well in cities won't always work statewide.

Do Mayors Still Care About Income Inequality?

It was a major issue in recent mayoral races. This year, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is one of the few candidates talking about it.

The Most Important Mayoral Races of 2015

Most incumbents are safe bets for re-election, but races remain unpredictable in several big cities.

Despite Cities' Fiscal Optimism, There Are Reasons to Worry

Municipal finances look stable on paper, but cities still struggle with slow revenue growth and rising costs, according to a new report.

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