“Every program is scored by mandate, reliance, recovery cost, demand and population served. And this is where policy questions come to life.”
Experts debate raising money from repatriation of offshore profits, tout importance of municipal bonds.
As we continue to connect state and local leaders across the United States, our laboratory of ideas continues to grow.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Early impacts of Philly’s soda tax; Florida city faces whistleblower lawsuit; and officials in Mich. city want more halfway house regulations.
Lawmakers in Washington state and New York are thinking about reforming the social safety net for the 21st century.
An important question facing communities in South Florida: “How do we get the right information we need to inform changes in building codes and prioritizing infrastructure for investment?”
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: Proposal to block new wind development in N.D.; N.C. governor’s plan to raise teacher salaries; and a Mich. freeway’s bumpy deterioration.
Our editor-at-large documents how some small coastal communities are fighting for better telephone and internet services, but are advancing at a crawl.
'We’re an engineering company at UPS, it’s part of our DNA, of who we are.'
Gov. Rick Scott is battling members of his own party who want to scrap Enterprise Florida and Visit Florida.
The president pledged to detain and deport millions of undocumented immigrants, but to do so, he’ll need to enlist the help of local authorities.