Banning Smoking in Public Housing Could Save States Millions

At a time when public housing agencies are increasingly considering smoking prohibitions, a new study shows that a ban would save nearly $500 million a year.

Asian-American Voters Could Swing November Elections

This fast-growing demographic group is largely ignored yet a sizable share hasn't decided how they'll vote, according to a new survey.

Where Employees Are Working Longer Hours

Many local economies experienced a shift in average hours worked, a key indicator for future job growth. View data for more than 400 areas.