STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Arizona’s rainy-day fund … Iowa mayor arrested for pot-growing operation … and Seattle mayor will pursue new streetcar.
Mountain communities across the West huddle in Vail to discuss the challenges of high costs of living, low-paying jobs and a scarcity of places to live.
San José is considering a short-term, no-interest loan program to keep air traffic controllers, TSA screeners and customs officers at their posts during the federal shutdown.
While agencies like the FDA and USDA call some workers back to work without pay, House Democrats were unsuccessful in their bid to pass the latest proposal to temporarily fund the government.
The “soft” stuff turns out to be the hard stuff.
“We’re stepping up to support our federal employees," said Denver Mayor Michael Hancock.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | A handful of new governors are sworn in … N.Y.C. pursues illegal hotels in new lawsuit … and FBI raids Scranton City Hall, mayor’s house.
Uber and similar companies aren’t driving huge changes in the way that Americans make a living.
Call outs among Transportation Security Administration employees have jumped in recent days.
Workers may not be replaced by robots anytime soon, but they’ll likely face shorter hours, lower pay, and stolen time.
Withholding pay from even some government workers could introduce a significant economic speed bump in the short run.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Tsunami of sewage led to Michigan landslide … Florida governor using seized drug plane … and pastor sues St. Louis after bologna sandwich ticket.
The case for inbox infinity.
There’s a difference between a good job, a promising job and other jobs, particularly for people without bachelor’s degrees, according to a recent Brookings report.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Pennsylvania pension changes … N.Y. gov.’s about-face on marijuana ... San Diego scooter safety ... and Kentucky open-records lawsuits.
President Trump rejects Democrats' offer to reopen government while punting on border, saying agencies could be closed "a long time."
There are a number of strategies you can employ to get beyond this unhappy state.
New initiatives starting this month in Vermont and Tulsa are part of a larger trend aimed at attracting workers to places that need to grow.
A new data analysis by ProPublica and the Urban Institute shows more than half of older U.S. workers are pushed out of longtime jobs before they choose to retire, suffering financial damage that is often irreversible.
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