Actually, Millennials May Be the Wealthiest Generation

Recent coverage about millennials' wealth, debt and income could be missing the bigger picture.

How Some Shrinking Cities Are Thriving in the New Economy

Despite conventional wisdom, cities don’t necessarily need population growth and more jobs to be economically healthy.

White House Will Launch Multi-Agency Council Focused on Opportunity Zones

The council will engage with state and local government officials on development in zones, a White House adviser said.

San Francisco Mayor Seeks to Reinvigorate Storefront Retail

Mayor London Breed said she wants to spur city administrators to match the innovations that are remaking retail business models.

Cities Seek to Align ‘Opportunity Zone’ Capital With Local Priorities

"There's a lot of work to do here that tax-advantaged capital will not do by itself,” says urban policy expert Bruce Katz.

Report: Racial Bias Continues to Limit Black Homeowners’ Wealth, Upward Economic Mobility

Homes in majority-black neighborhoods are worth $48,000 less on average than similar ones in neighborhoods with no black residents, research from the Brookings Institution and Gallup says.

Pennsylvania’s Broadband Challenges Are Worse Than Thought

Researchers at Penn State University find stark differences between advertised speeds and actual connectivity.

Appalachia, Puerto Rico Community Groups Receive $1M for Economic Development

Eight other local groups across the U.S. also will split the $10 million of Community Thrive Challenge winnings.

What’s Really Happening to Retail?

Manhattan’s shuttered storefronts tell a larger American story: Only Amazon-proof businesses can now survive in brick and mortar.

Revitalizing Michigan Communities Through Investment Crowdfunding

2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: Katharine Czarnecki, Senior Vice President for Community Development, Michigan Economic Development Corporation

How North Dakota IT Plans to Reinvent Business Services

Low unemployment across the state poses a threat to talent recruitment.

Building a Program to Help Young Men Find Work in St. Louis

2018 NAVIGATOR AWARD WINNER: Michael P. McMillan, Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis president and CEO

Mayor Discusses Local Impacts of GM’s Newly Announced Plant Closures

“This isn’t just a GM issue. People aren’t buying cars” like they once did, according to Lordstown, Ohio Mayor Arno Hill. “We’ve prepared for this.”

Flint Congressman Not Giving Up on Push to Assist Struggling Cities

Rep. Dan Kildee, of Michigan, believes his efforts could gain new traction in a Democratic controlled House.

In Cities Rejected by Amazon, Some See Upsides to ‘HQ2’ Process

“It wasn't just a sense of winners and losers in this,” says Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, of Gary, Indiana.

Amazon Officially Names 'HQ2' Sites in NYC and Virginia

Company also outlines billions of dollars of incentives—including tax credits and cash grants—promised by states and localities.