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.
The U.S. shale boom may help create millions of jobs around the country, a study showed on Thursday—and some may pop up where you least expect.
A natural gas pipeline exploded in Milford, Texas, on Thursday and police have asked people to evacuate nearby areas, the town's mayor office said.
Republican efforts to stop Obamacare are a throwback to past efforts by former lawmakers to stop other federal entitlement programs. The New York Times reports.
The Kaiser Foundation reports the 2014 healthcare law could make up to 17 million American eligible for tax credits to buy private health insurance.
Shares of Container Store Group doubled in its market debut on the NYSE, after pricing at $18 a share, valuing the company at about $1.63 billion.
Western landowners are crying foul as they go through easement negotiations with energy giant TransCanada over the Keystone XL pipeline.
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.
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.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan speaks with Scott Sheffield, Pioneer Natural Resources CEO, in Midland, TX to discuss the size of the Permian Basin.
A recent flood of investment into two Texas shale fields has helped the state bolster its title as one of the world's leading energy producers.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan travels to Midland, Texas to take a look at how the increase in drilling will likely impact the price of oil.