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Cities in the South and Southwest aren’t just luring new residents. They’re growing their role as corporate headquarters towns.
Many of them want to develop their properties to help revitalize their communities. Partnering with them can be a challenge for governments, but there’s much they can do to help these institutions build capacity to help.
Deregulating commerce in selected places doesn’t work everywhere. But Honduras is trying a version of economic zones with some new wrinkles.
After the Civil War, white Southern leaders anchored the protection of their way of life in the private ownership of firearms. Piggybacking on American mobility, those ideas migrated out of the South.
For one thing, many more children would have gotten COVID, along with everyone they live with and most school employees. But the debate over school closings is infected with myths, misinformation and ignorance.
States are sending billions out to households in one form or another. But states don’t print money; they just shuffle it around. The payments amount to a rounding error in the overall inflation picture.
“Final four voting” ensures that party primary voters aren’t the bosses anymore, changing incentives for campaigning and governing and knocking down barriers to compromise and cooperation.
Too often, programs are designed from the top down, without taking into account the lived experience of those facing barriers to accessing the benefits they need.
Not only do bus operators need better pay, but they need to be treated with dignity and respect, and they need flexibility in their work along with opportunities for advancement.
Michigan voters have an opportunity to fix a system that can weaponize the process. Given today’s hyper-partisan climate, other states should follow its lead.
Sure, more are moving from the Golden State to the Lone Star State. But California still attracts Texas’ talents — and drains brains — by the tens of thousands every year.
They increasingly bear most of the burdens of the disasters that climate change brings. Those that combine strong building codes and zoning that keeps people out of dangerous areas will fare the best and better protect their most vulnerable residents.
Tax-exempt issuers’ costs have shifted upward dramatically this year as the Federal Reserve has pushed interest rates higher to fight inflation. It’s time to re-strategize debt management programs.
Even as cities’ African American populations decline in the face of gentrification, Black candidates can win elections if they focus on the needs of the public.
How the midterm elections play out — including how many turn out to vote, how election workers are treated and whether the results are accepted — will tell us a lot.