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Wider efforts to rebuild America's deeply depressed cities can't succeed until public safety is restored.
Even struggling metros are having success in attracting investment. In the process, they are creating a virtuous cycle of creativity.
These sunshine cities have focused their efforts on developing new industry niches to strengthen their local economies and promote future growth.
The ebbing economic tide from the Great Recession revealed some of the worst swindles in municipal finance in decades.
Detroit's bankruptcy, and rumblings about tax overhaul, have fueled a big sell off in the municipal bond market. What's next?
Visit any American city and it doesn't take a whole lot of imagination to see where its greatness came from—however faded it may seem to be.
Chattanooga has made a comeback over the last 5 years thanks to investing in high-speed broadband. In the process, it has wooed $4 billion in foreign investment.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
It may not be surprising that the City of Brotherly Love is home to a thriving shipbuilding economy, but the reason might be: domestic oil production.
BP Capital founder T. Boone Pickens digs into how much oil the U.S. is using and producing, as well as whether North America is on track for energy independence.
Williston Mayor Ward Koeser discusses KKR's building plans in his city, and whether the city is making money from the boom.
A look beyond the drillers working North Dakota's Bakken field reveals many who see another big opportunity: building infrastructure.
New York and Illinois court rulings on 'Amazon taxes' may head to the U.S. Supreme Court to settle questions about the taxing online retail sales.
The United States has overtaken Saudi Arabia to become the world's biggest oil producer as the jump in output from shale plays has led to the second biggest oil boom in history.
New Jersey’s standing in America's Top States for Business has declined since Gov. Chris Christie took office in 2010. It finishes 42nd this year.
New Hampshire, Maryland, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and California fill out the list with the biggest drops in our America's Top States for Business rankings for 2013.
Unions say right-to-work laws infringe on workers’ collective bargaining rights, and proponents call for a federal law as opposed to the current patchwork of state statutes.
Life's not always a beach in Hawaii: The Aloha State is ranked as America's Worst State for Business in America 2013.
More than a couple of states can make a case for most-improved status in the areas of Economy, Infrastructure, Workforce and Business Friendliness.