D.C. and more than a dozen states are shunning paperless refunds to avoid being conned out of hundreds of millions of dollars.
A new report highlights major holes in local governments' online disclosure of how economic development dollars are spent.
When state laws drive so-called "debt traps" to shut down, the industry moves its business online. Do their low-income customers follow?
The president's budget director wants to eliminate a fund that supports research-backed state and local projects. It's won bipartisan support in the past. Will Congress step in to save it?