Two years ago, the Emerald City was among the first to be named to the What Works Cities program and chose to focus on human-services contracting reform. What can other cities learn from Seattle’s experience?
Experts debate raising money from repatriation of offshore profits, tout importance of municipal bonds.
Also in our State and Local Daily Digest: California’s big infrastructure funding proposal; Bridgegate sentencing; and Nevada’s state worker unionization bill.
City Halls now want a legal definition of the term, with Seattle even suing for one.
Increasing college graduation rates without increasing funding is a goal in many states. At least one is demonstrating it’s possible to use the merger of two- and four-year schools to help boost graduation rates.
A disparity in responses is exacerbated by varying definitions of “autonomous.”
Non-domestic gun violence-related crimes in "forecast zones" decreased 40 to 60 percent month-to-month between March and May of last year.
Normally, Washington and Beijing would announce a meeting between the two top leaders simultaneously, a way for both governments to make a display of mutual respect. This time, a local cop played a role.
Which state will become the 32nd in the nation to join “team expansion?”
Lantana, Florida, has suddenly become the world leader in diplomatic protocol.
As the footprint of the WWC network grows, “other cities will want to copy the cities that do well,” according to former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.