Difficult State Pension Challenges Await Kentucky’s New Governor

Matt Bevin promised to reform the state’s public worker pension systems. But the Republican faces an uphill struggle.

Stats Shot: 381 U.S. Metro Areas, Ranked by Their 2014 GDP

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released the figures on Wednesday.

Stats Shot: Which States Have the Most Residents Without Health Insurance?

New U.S. Census Bureau figures offer insight into how coverage levels in each of the 50 states have changed since the implementation of Obamacare.

Stats Shot: New Data Offer Insight Into States With Best and Worst GDP Growth in 2014

The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis has released sector-specific, quarterly GDP figures for states.

Stats Shot: Downbound Fiscal Days in Wayne County, Michigan

The Wolverine State’s most-populous county, home to Detroit, may be on the verge of a “financial emergency.”

Stats Shot: Michigan’s Uneven Dental Care Access Is Nothing to Smile At

Despite the Great Lakes State's adequate supply of dental professionals on a per population basis, seniors, pregnant women and low-income adults and children face significant gaps in oral health access.

Stats Shot: Homelessness in the Heart of Silicon Valley

Santa Clara County’s 2015 homeless census and survey show progress but “we still have a large unmet need,” according to the Board of Supervisors president.