Soon after President Obama’s pen stroke made a long-discussed Katahdin Woods proposal official, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell explored the area’s ‘beauty and the bounty’ by canoe.
The five members of this unique state body often wield more power than the governor. And that can sometimes cause headaches in America’s most democratic system of government.
‘Leadership Matters’ focuses on improving culture and performance in local public institutions in the Ocean State dealing with challenging fiscal conditions.
In a region hit hard by the decline of the paper industry, the Republican presidential nominee tells a packed crowd: “We’re going to bring back our jobs.”
One scenario predicts sea levels that will be 10 feet higher by the end of the century. But even a 3-foot increase could inundate large sections of the city.
A nonprofit releases a new comprehensive aid to planning many aspects of complex restoration effort.
Mill closures in Maine described as “economic hurricane” by U.S. senator
Despite the influx of tax dollars from wealthy seasonal residents, tiny Northeast Harbor has been struggling to stay alive.
In order to create vibrant riverside communities, tax-increment financing may be needed to make the bold riparian vision a reality.
State officials seek a balance between fighting crime and boosting Mexican tourism.
Mapping technology used by the Maricopa Association of Governments is helping assure that third-grade students meet requirements for reading skills.
Officials in Arizona challenge rankings on college grad retention rates for the state’s largest metro area.
Leaders focus on nutrition and two-generation approaches to helping children growing up in poverty.
Better education, they say, is the critical element needed to improve lives in impoverished areas.
As proposed, Amendment 69 would introduce a new single-payer plan to replace Obamacare in the Centennial State.
As the budget standoff continues in Springfield, higher education in the Land of Lincoln face “Hunger Games” scenario where “only the strong” may survive.
Working with former U.S. Comptroller General David Walker, a new PwC assessment examines the fiscal health and “competitive posture” of the U.S. state governments. And Illinois and Connecticut don’t fare well.
There’s a new program to promote “responsible gambling” amid ongoing criticism that lotteries prey on the poor.
More than two dozen are considering a variety of plans, which one Brookings Institution expert says might “constitute the most important step toward retirement security in decades.”
Debate over the North Woods Park proposal has raised federalism issues.
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