The Suicide Crisis

The number of suicides in America is growing, particularly in the West, but the issue rarely garners attention from most policymakers.

State Suicide Rates, Death Totals

Current and historical statistics on suicide deaths by state.

Economy Records Strongest Job Growth in Years

Total payroll employment rose by 321,000 in November, but public-sector job growth remained unchanged.

The Biggest Drivers of Public Employees’ Rising Health Costs

A new survey examines the main reasons most government workers' health-care costs are increasing and how municipalities are responding.