A new report examines the ways in which struggling cities mismanage federal grants and offers ideas for fixing it.
Most cities are failing to tell their fiscal stories well or at all. New York and Chicago, though, offer models of true transparency.
Voters in a wealthy suburb of St. Louis rejected tax increases to fund schools last week.
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?