As once-eradicated diseases return, more and more states are debating legislation that would make it harder, or easier, for parents to not vaccinate their kids.
The president's 2020 proposal would slash domestic spending by nearly 10 percent and increase defense spending by 5 percent.
Democrats once fought to keep her from becoming Obama's education secretary. Now she's set to lead California's State Board of Education, where she could influence the national party's education stances.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley and former Indianapolis Mayor Steven Goldsmith talk about how tech can change the public sector.
In many cities, new homes are popping up twice as fast as normal.
Faulty septic systems are making pollution and health problems worse in much of the country. What we don’t know is how much worse.
After making racist, anti-Semitic or homophobic comments, elected officials often stay in office, either by apologizing or attacking their opponents. But public servants may have a harder time keeping their jobs.
Cultural activities are already contributing billions of dollars to struggling economies. Government has an important role in nurturing this creativity.
Other places should emulate the state's model.
Fargo, North Dakota’s most populous city, faces the threat of flooding nearly every spring. It’s taken a lot of creativity and cooperation to agree on a solution.
New research shows that it's not rare for companies to lower their job promises after accepting tax incentives from the government.• Some Lawmakers Seek Multistate Ban on Corporate Tax Breaks
A Miami suburb might be the first in the nation to let residents participate in -- not just watch -- public meetings from anywhere they have an internet connection.
Some states can revoke your job license if you fall behind. Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Republican Sen. Marco Rubio introduced legislation that would outlaw that practice.
It's the first in the nation to pass a rent control law that covers tenants across an entire state.
Unless the government gets both issues under control, public health experts say President Trump will never realize his goal of eradicating HIV.