The former has houses selling for $820,000 on average, while the latter is saddled with about 16,500 boarded up homes.
City leaders are faced with how to prepare for a major economic development opportunity “with very few guardrails at the federal level.”
The new policies also effect state employees who need certifications and licensures.
Power lines coming into contact with trees causes many wildfires in California. Should utilities be held responsible or be allowed to pass on liability to ratepayers?
David Couch, chief information officer for the Kentucky Department of Education, discusses student data privacy, the biggest threats to his state's system and cutting down on the information that school districts collect.
Programs key to local and state government would largely see either steady funding or spending increases.
The city faces a potential labor shortage in key industries it’s typically filled with immigrants.
High-tide flooding happens twice as often in coastal areas as it did 30 years ago due to rising sea levels, according to a new report from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
The federal government this week will release data on how many people are contingent workers, temporary employees and work on contract.
Fort Worth added 18,664 people in 2017, an average of 51 per day—enough to push the city into 15th place on the list of the country’s largest, according to recent census data.
New statistics on the inconsistent treatment of blacks and whites by police in the state show how little has changed after the killing of Michael Brown in Ferguson.
Instead, Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission provided state and local governments a lecture on fair governance.
A rapidly shrinking tax base has prompted some creative solutions from state officials.
Alabama sues to keep U.S. Census from counting undocumented immigrants. Phoenix City Council, meanwhile, votes to sue to block Census Bureau from asking whether someone is a citizen.
Tariffs might protect some jobs in the U.S. steel industry, but far fewer than the number of jobs that will be lost. Here's where the impacts will be felt.
“Positions filled via the gig economy may include those that have a high degree of independent contractors available … or which lend themselves to temporary services," according to the 2018 state and local government workforce survey.
Nominations for the third annual Route Fifty Navigator Awards are now open!
On issues ranging from sanctuary cities to telecommunications, activists are betting big on the Supreme Court’s sports gambling decision.
But it's only the second-most hipster city in the world.
The National League of Cities analyzed 160 of the speeches.
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