Wonder which state has the lowest crime rate, ranks high in environmental quality, parks and recreation and access to health care? Read on.
Vermont's Hill Farmstead, Lawson's Finest Liquids and Alchemist are hosting Memorial Day weekend events that have aficionados buzzing.
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin signed a new law that puts the state on the path to become the first to require labels on genetically modified foods.
The impact of climate change has never been more present with droughts, storms and tornadoes. But this change has a cost and it's for you to pay.
Edward Berenbaum of Century 21 Redwood Realty, provides insight on the current housing market in Virginia. He shares three listings currently for sale.
A new measure of Obamacare enrollment shows the federal government is far behind the state-run exchanges in getting people signed up.
As many as 11 other states and Washington, D.C., are expected to consider increases in 2014. USA Today reports.
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.
Federal and state funding cutbacks are challenging Main Street. The future of America is at stake since cities contribute more than 90 percent to GDP.
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 Kaiser Foundation reports the 2014 healthcare law could make up to 17 million American eligible for tax credits to buy private health insurance.
Small farmers in Vermont and New York are backing a sustainable sail freight project that seeks to revive a 330-mile river trade route.
Due to a combo of taxes on ordinary income, pensions, real estate, inherited property and estates, these 10 states can best be described as hostile territory for seniors.