States are rowing in population, but not necessarily in terms of their economies. This post from <em>The Atlantic</em> explores why this presumed relationship isn't actually occurring.
Apr 5, 2011 The Atlantic
State budget problems are trickling down to cities, which are being cut off from funding by their governors.
Mar 25, 2011 The New York Times
Despite recent state actions to counter the federal government's efforts, President Barack Obama has called on the nation's governors to make infrastructure projects a priority.
Mar 3, 2011 Governing
While the recession has affected the housing market across the country, the few state that are showing signs of recovery are mostly rural.
Jan 2, 2011 USA Today
The Obama Administration is hoping to address the nation's huge deficits. Neal Peirce looks at how proposed solutions might trickle down to states and municipalities.
Dec 18, 2010 Citiwire
In this episode of <em>Next American City</em>'s podcast, the Brookings Institution's Bruce Katz discusses the future of federal policy as the country's political makeup changes after the mid-term elections.
Nov 25, 2010 Next American City
This post from GOOD points to an old map of the Western U.S. in which state lines are redrawn based on the locations of watersheds.
Nov 21, 2010 Good
The Tax Foundation has released the newest edition of its State Business Tax Climate Index, which ranks from 1 (best) to 50 (worst) the tax systems of the 50 states. According to the press release, South Dakota comes out on top.
Nov 10, 2010 The Tax Foundation
As the economic downturn has caused many states and municipalities to borrow large amounts of money, some worry there may be a glut of them going bankrupt.
Oct 18, 2010 Governing
As states elbow each other to lure movie makers to their markets with increasingly attractive tax incentives, some say the competition has gone too far.
Jun 11, 2010 Governing