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Management & Labor

After Federal Minimum Wage Bill Advances, What’s the Future of the Fight for $15?

The policy is already law in some states and cities, and has become a talking point for Democratic leaders and presidential candidates. But while it has helped lift some Americans out of poverty, it has cost others their jobs.

By Graham Vyse  |  July 29, 2019
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Management & Labor

Are States Taking Cybersecurity Seriously Enough?

Only one has a cabinet-level official dedicated to the issue.

By Caroline Cournoyer  |  August 12, 2019
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The Week in Public Finance

Kentucky's New Pension Law Marks Unprecedented Reforms

Critics say it could weaken the state's retirement system, which is already the worst-funded in the nation.

By Liz Farmer  |  July 25, 2019
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Management & Labor

WANTED: Public Employees Who Live Where They Work

Local governments are offering employees home loans and even housing if they reside among the people they serve.

By Caroline Cournoyer  |  July 8, 2019
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Public Safety & Justice

To Find More 'Good Cops,' a Few Big Cities Change Their Hiring Process

They're putting more emphasis on applicants' emotional intelligence and interpersonal skills.

By Katherine Barrett and Richard Greene  |  June 24, 2019
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