Read about the future of green jobs in red states, a conservative group's return to power, a new risk-free way to finance social programs, the million-dollar question in Houston, cybercrime in small-town America and more.
Read about how private-sector cash is reshaping education, why the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs matters, Georgia's new home for mental health patients, the risk of privatizing roads, the latest trend in urban parks and more.
Read about the real story behind bankruptcy, the relationship between nonprofits and states, backyard cottages in Seattle, change building codes for more energy-efficiency, using prison labor to plug budget holes and more.
Read about states passing on more responsibilities and demands to cities, struggles to regulate the bond industry, volunteers taking on government jobs, the rise of the recall election, implementing electronic health records and more.
Read about how the nation's only health insurance commissioner is taking on the healthcare system, border towns investing in international bridges, innovative stormwater management strategies, a tour of New York City's only water filtration plant and the efficacy of government commissions.
Read about states dealing with term-limited legislators, 8 top issues to watch in 2011 legislatures, cities' diminishing appreciation for firefighters, the offshore wind power movement, a new breed of software developer helping local governments and more.
In this Mercer Report, you’ll learn how different organizations plan to tackle the new requirements of ACA and discover where most employer concerns are focused, who expects to be hardest hit, and how different health plans and Medicaid may impact overall costs.