Finance

How Cities Lose Millions in Federal Funds

A new report examines the ways in which struggling cities mismanage federal grants and offers ideas for fixing it.

The Payoffs of Financial Transparency

Most cities are failing to tell their fiscal stories well or at all. New York and Chicago, though, offer models of true transparency.

What Not to Do When Asking Voters to Increase Their Taxes

Voters in a wealthy suburb of St. Louis rejected tax increases to fund schools last week.

How Bloomberg’s Still Changing the Way Cities Operate

Bloomberg Philanthropies and other organizations have poured an unprecedented amount of money into making cities more innovative and collaborative. What happens when the money runs out?

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