New research released this week shows that even pension plans with big unfunded liabilities are likely to survive in the long term.
Photos and musings from our photographer.
Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and a local government coalition allege that a new IRS rule unlawfully puts an end to their tax reform workarounds.
The policy faces another court test, this time in New Hampshire, where officials delayed it amid public confusion and website glitches.
Medicaid expansion, education funding and tax breaks are at the heart of the stalemates this year. The delays may hurt some states more than others.
Panelists at the Netroots Nation conference this weekend raised concerns about finding enough candidates and donors for state legislative elections.• Will the Gerrymandering Ruling Motivate Donors and Voters?
The state is drawing inspiration from the gambling industry to get cannabis businesses access to banks.
Absentee property owners from abroad take much of the blame for rising housing prices in America. But they’re really a net win for cities.
There's a lot of room for improvement in the way we do standardized tests. Some states are experimenting with innovative approaches.
The policy was intended to discourage government dependence. It didn’t seem to work.
Washington state is going further than any other to cover aging Americans' medical bills.
Local governments are offering employees home loans and even housing if they reside among the people they serve.
We know how. We are the how.
Making neighborhoods denser is an idea with growing appeal. The question is whether it works.
White enrollment in private schools creates stark disparities in many districts.
Google’s sister company wants to build the city of the future on Toronto’s waterfront, raising concerns over privacy and the role of government.