Ben Delman  |  Contributor

Ben Delman is a GOVERNING contributor.

September 1, 2005

Trading Up: Show-Me-State Shows Business New Bait

Missouri is paying employers to pay their employees more. A new law-- the Quality Jobs Act--gives companies tax breaks for hiring workers but asks a lot in return.
September 1, 2005

A Beef Plant Goes Bust

Mississippi's failed plan is costly
September 1, 2005


Midwestern states are experiencing a round of legal challenges to longstanding laws that ban corporate ownership of farms.
August 1, 2005

California's Etax Victory

A California court of appeals has ruled that is responsible for the collection of use taxes on purchases made by California residents at its Web site.
August 1, 2005

Grading the Graders: Delaware has a New Take on Rating Teachers

When some Delaware students return to the classroom in September, they won't be the only ones anxiously awaiting test scores. A new trial evaluation method will be used to measure teacher performance.
July 1, 2005

Online Hit: Seattle Drivers Can Ecalculate Their Commute

King County has taken to the Internet to persuade commuters to keep their cars in the garage.
July 1, 2005

Coming to an Intersection Near You

SPUI helps control heavy traffic