States are collaborating to create hubs of excellence in a myriad of industries—from food to water tech—to develop homegrown business.
These states have made the biggest gains since the Great Recession by reforming regulations and offering incentives to attract investment.
If you call one of these 10 states home, your home has plenty of room for improvement, from crime to health care and the environment.
The Buckeye State has shaken off some of its rust belt past, offering a strong infrastructure and lower than average costs.
People who paid much more than they expected to change their mailing addresses have some money coming back.
Johnna Reeder, REDI Cincinnati president & CEO, and John Cranley, Mayor of Cincinnati (D), discuss Cincinnati's economic initiative to spur growth in the region.
State regulators have linked earthquake activity in Ohio to fracking, confirming the suspicions of activists pushing for a ban.
Thieves have claimed billions of dollars in bogus tax refunds from the IRS by swiping the Social Security numbers and identities of ordinary people.
Joe Hinrichs, Ford Motor Company president of the Americas, discusses the automaker's plans to invest $500 million in a plant in Lima, Ohio which will create 300 jobs. At Ford we've been hiring over 10,000 workers in the last couple years and growing our investments here, says Hinrichs.
Hospitals and medical practices are preparing for confusion and hassles as new insurance plans under President Obama's healthcare law take effect.
As many as 11 other states and Washington, D.C., are expected to consider increases in 2014. USA Today reports.
A group of Ohio car dealerships has become the latest group to sue Tesla over its direct-to-consumer business model.
On the heels of appointing its first female CEO, General Motors said its $1.3 billion investment at five plants will create or retain 1,000 jobs.
Mirroring Cleveland, not Mountain View, Calif., may be a more realistic way for developing economies to encourage entrepreneurship.
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.