BY Dylan Scott
The country is poised to transition from one of the world’s biggest consumers of energy to one of its largest producers.
A comprehensive solution to replenish municipal coffers has yet to emerge.
BY Mike Maciag
POLITICS + POLICY
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal doesn’t even bother working with the state Legislature. Does it matter?
BY Alan Greenblatt
Cleveland has started a yearlong series of forums on race relations to educate citizens and city leaders.
BY Alan Greenblatt
An internship program in Georgia is hoping to open young minds to a career in public service.
BY Paul W. Taylor
Elections and governance have become so intertwined that it’s hard to know when campaigns begin or end. We do know we need big ideas.
BY Peter Harkness
Nearly every state has a program to track prescription drugs, but most lack the technology to keep up. Pilot programs in Indiana and Ohio may change that.
BY David Levine
After two storms left nearly 1 million Connecticut homes and businesses without power last year, the state began testing whether small electric grids can provide power even when the main grid loses it.
BY Elizabeth Daigneau
Millions of millennials will soon be putting down roots. Cities and suburbs that are less attractive to them have a limited window to turn things around.
BY William Fulton
McDowell County may be the first rural community to build housing to attract young teachers. It could be a model for other counties facing waning populations and crumbling infrastructure.
BY Sarah Ferris
Instead of simply preselecting private- or public-sector employees, managed competition means projects can be put out for bid with both groups competing for work.
BY Katherine Barrett & Richard Greene
District of Columbia police aim to work with developers to design safe environments that prevent crime.
BY Brian Peteritas
Washington, D.C., one of the most congested cities in the country, is testing technology that could ease traffic gridlock.
BY Steve Towns