The population experiences homelessness at disproportionate rates.• Vegas Takes a New, More Tolerant Approach to Homeless Shelters
About one in five Americans now lack regular access to local media coverage. Studies show this is bad for politics, municipal debt -- and even the environment.
Some cities are hiring people to share locals' stories and change the traditional narrative surrounding the place they call home.
Ross Garber is the man to call when state leaders are in political peril.
Without enough volunteers to respond to emergencies, some fire departments are cutting services or even shutting down. Most are changing the way they recruit.
State and local officials are striking long-term deals with private companies to upgrade airports, college campuses and prisons.
Expansion of pre-K is welcome, but it shouldn't come at the expense of the needs of infants and toddlers.
A decade after the Libor scandal, a new approach to interest rates could help U.S. states and cities -- if they change their thinking.
In preparing for a disaster and recovering from one, residents and businesses need to know that their voices will be heard.
The president wants to release detained immigrants in cities where local leaders oppose his immigration policies.
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
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.
At least 95 have closed their doors since 2010, and roughly a quarter of the ones left are at risk of shuttering.
The part of the 2017 law that high-tax states are battling in court is likely helping them lower their debt -- at least in the short-term.
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.