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7 Reasons U.S. Infrastructure Projects Cost Way More Than They Should

A handful of federal policies drive up the cost of building.

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America's Federal Employment Belt

How the federal government shapes job markets beyond D.C. – in Honolulu, Virginia Beach, and across the Sunbelt.

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The Federal Government Wants In on Car-Sharing, Too

The GSA hopes it will save money. In the process, it could also help spread the idea much further.

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The Truth About D.C.'s Growing Knowledge-Based Economy

The federal government plays a major role, but it is not the single largest industry in the region.

Are Urban Explorers Really a Threat to Our National Security?

A federal agency worries they could aid terrorists. But really, they expose our vulnerabilities.

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5 Ways the Next U.S. Secretary of Transportation Will Be Forced to Follow Ray LaHood's Lead

The head of the DOT announced today that he's stepping down. He leaves behind an agency in dramatic transition.