What Works Cities, a new $42 million initiative, will help cities use data to improve performance and policy.
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“Banking development districts” and “savings lotteries” could help more Texans open and use bank accounts. In the parts of Dallas known as South Dallas and West Dallas, west of the Trinity River, many neighborhoods could rightly be called “banking deserts.” “You see a handful of bank branches, a Chase drive-through or an ATM kiosk in […]
Every state should have an independent redistricting commission, says Tennessee Congressman Jim Cooper. Many observers say Illinois’ 4th Congressional District resembles a pair of ragged earmuffs. Intended to capture Chicago’s Latino population, the district carves out two roughly symmetrical disks in the heart of the city, connected by a narrow stretch of I-294. The district is often cited as a blatant […]
New legislation would help America protect important interests in the Arctic.
The state’s expanded tax credit is now among the more generous credits nationwide.
German-style apprenticeships are gaining momentum as a way to help America’s young workers.
Why the future of college will be online.