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Hurricane Sandy didn't respect jurisdictional boundaries, and it challenged us to coordinate disaster response on a regional scale.
We claim to care about where our apples are grown, but few of us question the costs associated with relying on external energy to drive economic growth.
He's leading two new polls.
The number of local governments per capita is negatively correlated with key measures of state economic performance.
Judith Rodin will help design a "climate-conscious overhaul" of New York's infrastructure before the next storm rolls in.
Plastic bag and Styrofoam bans may seem like small potatoes. But local legislation often inspires bigger fixes.
Municipal governments can't sit idly by while tax-exempt organizations get services for free.
Meet the high-paid experts who are pitching our cities and states on how to save money.
Cash-strapped local governments overwhelmingly turned to fees instead of raising taxes in recent years. And they like them.
Blame the remoteness of D.C., or its partisan rancor.
Property taxes and state aid are both down, creating major problems for local governments.
61 percent of Americans have a favorable view of their local government.
More and more cities are experimenting with participatory budgeting. But who really gets to decide how the money is spent?
Walters stole nearly $50 million from the District of Columbia, but Crundwell allegedly ganked more than half that amount in a town with a budget of only $8 million.
San Francisco and Philadelphia are the first major U.S. cities to install innovation officers. What exactly do these guys do, and will their stodgy government colleagues let them get away with it?
A new Northwestern course starting in January tasks undergraduates with shining a light on city government
In 2003, Richard Daley promised to house every resident by 2012. Nine years later, the city's nowhere near meeting that goal
Guaranteeing cheap downtown parking creates all the wrong incentives for drivers
Citing safety concerns, the city opts to filter which public safety incidents citizens get to hear about