There are no direct flights between cities in Idaho, so travelers must take connecting flights out of state to travel between them. One lawmaker hopes to establish a committee to tackle the problem.
On the eve of an impeachment vote, President Trump underscored a recent agreement that he said will restore the United States’ “manufacturing might.”
All 50 states have seen jobs eroded as a result of the country’s growing trade deficit with China over the past 20 years, the research found.
A new report says profit sharing and employee ownership can benefit both companies and workers, recommending state and local policies to help support these business models.
Researchers analyzed state and local governments tax incentive spending, finding little evidence that the deals spurred job growth outside the specific industry implicated.
The Remote Tulsa program is now offering $10,000 to 250 people to move to the Oklahoma city for a year, citing success in its first year.
U.S. farming subsidies were worth as much as $14.5 billion in 2019.
ANALYSIS | More states and cities are requiring rigorous analyses.
Just five U.S. metro areas were home to more than 90% of tech sector growth between 2005 and 2017. How can policymakers change that?
COMMENTARY | Several Midwest cities like Indianapolis are experiencing an economic renaissance. Yet, the region’s inability to attract people threatens long-term prospects.
Jillian Johnson, mayor pro tem of Durham, N.C., is constructing a duplex next to her house with the goal of renting its two units to low-income families who need stable housing.
COMMENTARY | Instead of placing big bets on projects like Amazon HQ2, state and local governments should look to institutions like universities to usher in economic productivity.
Environmental and public health concerns have doomed some proposals. But the volatile economics of sending coal overseas calls into question how much it can help struggling mines.
They’re focused on whether political interference by Trump administration officials played a role in the selection of a Nevada zone. Meanwhile, a senator has put forward a bill that would impose new transparency requirements.
A think-tank drills down into the variation across the nation’s rural economies and looks for where opportunities might lie.
More states in recent years have been devoting special attention to the outdoor recreation economy. The figures help show its size.
Nearly 40 of the world's 100 largest economies in 2018 were U.S. metro areas, figures in a new report show. And it's not just mega-regions that made the list.
The Census Bureau figures also show incomes lag behind pre-recession levels in at least nine states.
A new study shows that place-based policies are key to helping people in distressed cities, where investments should be tailored to local economic conditions.
After the collapse of Amazon’s HQ2 deal, New York State lawmakers are preparing bills to curb what they call “corporate welfare.” And they’re not alone.
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