Private-sector actors are reshaping the center of some cities in ways local governments no longer have the ability to do themselves.
After its driest year on record, the state is trying one of the cheaper ways of staving off drought: cloud seeding. But is it safe and does it work?
Last year, at least 15 states sought to help the working poor by building upon the federal Earned Income Tax Credit.
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Number of exclamation points used by outgoing Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell in his final State of the Commonwealth address on Jan. 8. Terry McAuliffe was sworn into office over the weekend.
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Maryland replaces a one-of-the-kind agreement with the federal government for another unique arrangement: the ability to limit spending in all hospitals to the rate of economic growth.
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Most governments didn’t shed large numbers of jobs in 2013, but they didn’t begin to ramp up hiring either.
The governor put in one of the best performances of his career.
The state's voters want to reform redistricting, but the legislature has paid little attention.