A new study finds that suburban neighborhoods outperform urban ones across the board.
Dee Margo is the mayor of El Paso, Texas, who's sparred publicly with President Donald Trump on border security.
Private groups try to fill gaps in official employment data.
The legislation, proposed in Oregon, would implement a public process for historic designation and provide tax credits for rehab work.
Some scientists say there’s not enough data to limit sunscreen that may be harmful to corals.
Local and federal officials argue two funding streams they count on are part of a “social safety net” for primarily rural, Western jurisdictions.
Americans are consuming more and more stuff. Now that other countries won’t take our papers and plastics, they’re ending up in the trash.
At least 15 states now cover two-year or four-year college tuition for some students.
Route Fifty’s executive editor shares insights covering state and local government day in and day out for nearly five years.
As the line between work and home blurs, office supplies attract sticky fingers.
Washington, California and Florida are mulling a permanent switch to DST. Proponents say that doing so could improve health, save energy and prevent crime.
A person fretting about a “scorching” day might find the same temperature unremarkable within five years, a new study finds.
Sonny Perdue also called FCC broadband coverage maps “fake news,” saying his agency wants to get more accurate information from states.
It isn’t about pushing your ideas on others, it’s about drawing theirs out.
COMMENTARY | If states truly are "laboratories of democracy," it is time one traded its legislature and governor for a parliament and prime minister.
Employment levels for Americans with disabilities lag behind those of people without disabilities, research shows.
As states ban retail pet sales, more and more dog rescue groups are seeing adoption opportunities in sending unwanted puppies and dogs from southern animal shelters to northern ones.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Flooding isolates Northern California cities … snowed-in Oregon town faces lengthy power outages … and boosting Alabama’s gas tax.
A childcare employee who brought the case tied her argument to last year's Supreme Court ruling in Janus v. AFSCME.
Some, like Minneapolis, still rely heavily on polluting natural gas to heat buildings through frigid winters.
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