State and local governments are trying unconventional ways to fund their pension liabilities, such as offering lump-sum cash payments to employees.
Most of November's minimum-wage ballot measures would increase workers' pay. But one state's would actually reduce it for some.
Qualified -- and willing -- applicants have become increasingly hard for police departments to find.
The ambitious public management crusade of the 1990s has made a mark on governments everywhere. But it’s fallen short of some of its goals.