With 8,700 low-income communities competing for private investment, some places are topping on the incentives to make themselves stand out.
New places are emerging as destinations for people on the move.
A generation ago, most Democrats and Republicans backed capital punishment. But in New Hampshire, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle just voted to abolish it, reflecting a nationwide trend.
A new study confirms that the less teachers are paid, the more likely they are to protest. Only a few of the lowest-paid districts have yet to see a strike.• Despite Teachers' Strike Success, Their Schools Are Still Funded Less Than a Decade Ago
The president wants to release detained immigrants in cities where local leaders oppose his immigration policies.
Why are they breaking norms and eyeing city hall instead of Capitol Hill?
At least 95 have closed their doors since 2010, and roughly a quarter of the ones left are at risk of shuttering.
Las Vegas is taking a new, more tolerant approach to helping the homeless.
Local governments are using internet surveys to better gauge residents’ needs.
Elite actors are threatening to boycott Georgia over a heartbeat abortion bill, endangering the state's a-list status among major TV and movie productions.
From Kansas City, Mo., to Tampa, Fla., a record number of large cities could elect an openly gay woman as mayor this year.• Chicago’s New Mayor Promises Change Despite ‘Massive’ Challenges
Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill that makes it easier for people to move there by letting them automatically transfer their occupational licenses from other states.
Baltimore hopes to spearhead two class action lawsuits that accuse banks of rate fixing.
States are starting to address the jurisdictional issues that leave so many of these cases unsolved.
A new GAO report signals bad news for places that will try to rebuild after the Midwest flooding.