Only 25 states have expanded Medicaid so far, but the executive director of the National Association of Medicaid Directors sees ways to make expansion attractive for both parties in every state.
Chicago’s infrastructure bank has been hailed as an innovative new financing model that could revolutionize the way cities build new projects and manage risk. If only it could get off the ground.
New York City's new police chief, who previously led the force under Rudy Giuliani, is a controversial choice. But to understand why Bill de Blasio picked him, look at what Bratton accomplished in Los Angeles.
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Rate by which violent crime fell in Los Angeles from 2002 to 2009, the time when William Bratton, NYPD's new commissioner, led the city's police force.
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When adjusting for inflation, state spending and revenue are both below their pre-recession peaks, according to the latest report from the National Association of State Budget Officers.
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