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.
Interest rate swaps - sold as a way to save money on public financing - have turned into municipal bombs.
The head of the National Urban League outlines a plan to close the economic divide that's crippling U.S. cities.
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.
Kay Bailey Hutchison, former Republican Senator from Texas, wants to "reunite the Republican conference" and have them go after issues they can achieve.
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.
Blackstone Group has received more than six offers for the hotel operator La Quinta, but may sell shares of the company to the public instead.
With the federal government pushing toward a budget default, big business groups are worried they have lost sway over the GOP majority in the House.