The findings are part of Gallup's latest Economy and Personal Finance poll.
The National League of Cities has been working with six in particular to improve access to skills training and postsecondary education like their economies depend on it—because they do.
The proposal plans to reinvest in public housing and the 2.2 million lowest-income seniors, people with disabilities, families with children, and other individuals who live in public housing.
“[W]e can get to good deals for both sides without circumventing local authority,” according to Shireen Santosham, the city’s chief innovation officer.
“While the tens of millions of dollars are not there to do anything of any great size, there is the potential to start small and build an economy around local residents,” Madison Mayor Paul Soglin told Route Fifty.
The findings from the jobs website Linkedin also look at the "skills gap" that exists in various U.S. metro areas.
The state’s tech team has an ambitious plan to fuel the state’s technology sector; it’s early, but they may be on to something.
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Mayors and others who took part in the lobbying effort are part of a newly formed coalition of small and mid-sized communities.
When California and Massachusetts enacted laws requiring that eggs produced and sold there be raised cage-free, 13 states including some of the nation’s largest egg producers sued.
The Rockefeller Foundation and Chan Zuckerberg Initiative have teamed up to create the Communities Thrive Challenge, which will have 10 winners.
Beijing sees your tariffs and raises you its high-stakes baccarat players.
The share of middle-class households grew more in Montana than in any other state between 2013 and 2016.
City officials in Texas confront the state on its industry-backed preemption law.
The Pentagon is offering an alternative to closing bases, and Congress should support it.
The initial round of zone approvals under the new economic development program covers 15 states and three territories.
While bitcoin mining may not create many jobs, state officials and cryptocurrency advocates believe in the economic potential of the industries created through blockchain technology.
A new study from the Upjohn Institute provides guidance to state and local governments for analyzing options.
“Like it or not, Iowans’ fates are inextricably linked with those of Chinese buyers.”
States that produce some of these agricultural commodities are pawns in the president's tit-for-tat with Beijing.
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