TABLE of CONTENTS March 2007Cover Story
BY Christopher Swope
States that deregulated are trying to make competition work better for consumers and the state's power supply.
Last year, the City of Boston needed help, and a lot of it. Its top management team was suddenly full of holes. In the space...
A couple of years ago, the state of California did something surprising. It changed the name of its Department of Corrections, tacking on the words "...
The small city of Lenoir, North Carolina, is more High Country than high tech. Snuggled against the Blue Ridge foothills 70 miles northwest of Charlotte, Lenoir...
States are ready to put up big bucks to speed up passenger rail service--if someone would just push freight trains out of the way.
A local government that denounced density in blunt terms just six years ago is embracing it now.
Business for Government
It isn't a strong economy that produces healthy people. It's healthy people that produce a strong economy." Peter Johnson is standing in a meeting room...
Real-life sinkholes are a problem in South Florida, but the one giving Miami-Dade County officials headaches these days is figurative: Miami International Airport's finances.
If budgets are financial plans, then CAFRs tell you what happened to the plan. So why don't more people pay attention to them?
Several cities have been promoting energy-efficient development by requiring publicly funded buildings to meet specific build-green standards. In recent months, two major cities have upped the eco- friendly ante, applying green building standards to all projects, public and private.
Sitting at the edge of a once-forlorn downtown neighborhood, Seattle's new and flashy Olympic Sculpture Park could be the city's latest development juggernaut.