by Tracey Ross Posted on December 11, 2014 Updated: December 11, 2014
After years of facing cuts to federal anti-poverty programs, frustrated advocates might consider looking toward another venue to make change for vulnerable communities.
by Jeff Spross Posted on December 5, 2014 Updated: December 8, 2014
The state gets most of its revenue from taxes on the oil industry, which it cut in 2013 to spur economic activity. But the boom in production hasn't materialized, and now dropping oil prices have left the state with a massive budget hole.
by Bryce Covert Posted on February 25, 2014
The promise that a lottery will bring a big boost for education is almost always elusive.
by Tara Culp-Ressler & Bryce Covert Posted on January 24, 2014
But all of them have plenty of other programs that desperately need those funds.
by Alan Pyke Posted on September 4, 2013 Updated: September 4, 2013
The broader economic recovery masks huge variations at the state level.
by Alan Pyke Posted on May 30, 2013
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 21, 2013
by Bryce Covert Posted on May 20, 2013 Updated: May 20, 2013
by Pat Garofalo Posted on February 28, 2013 Updated: February 28, 2013
by Scott Keyes Posted on February 22, 2013