BY Christopher Swope
States that deregulated are trying to make competition work better for consumers and the state's power supply.
A couple of years ago, the state of California did something surprising. It changed the name of its Department of Corrections, tacking on the words "...
BY Alan Greenblatt
A local government that denounced density in blunt terms just six years ago is embracing it now.
BY Alan Ehrenhalt
A drive toward increased efficiency in energy and reduced oil consumption means state revenue systems will undergo wrenching changes.
BY John E. Petersen
Business for Government
It isn't a strong economy that produces healthy people. It's healthy people that produce a strong economy." Peter Johnson is standing in a meeting room...
BY Penelope Lemov
Real-life sinkholes are a problem in South Florida, but the one giving Miami-Dade County officials headaches these days is figurative: Miami International Airport's finances.
BY Josh Goodman
If budgets are financial plans, then CAFRs tell you what happened to the plan. So why don't more people pay attention to them?
BY Katherine Barrett & Richard Greene
Several cities have been promoting energy-efficient development by requiring publicly funded buildings to meet specific build-green standards. In recent months, two major cities have upped the eco- friendly ante, applying green building standards to all projects, public and private.
BY Zach Patton
Sitting at the edge of a once-forlorn downtown neighborhood, Seattle's new and flashy Olympic Sculpture Park could be the city's latest development juggernaut.
BY Elizabeth Daigneau