There might be gridlock in Washington, but across the country, mayors are embracing innovations that improve services and save money.
Government that works.
Federal research dollars are scarce. A surprising amount is wasted on poor quality science.
Research finds same-day voter registration and vote by mail to be the most effective strategies. Robo-calls? Not so much.
Working for President Nixon, Malcolm Peabody helped launch the creation of Housing Choice Vouchers, one of the few anti-poverty programs with enduring bipartisan support.
The last in a four-part series on New York City’s turnaround on poverty.
The third in a series on how New York City dropped its poverty rate to among the lowest in the country.
Part II in a series about New York City’s successful fight to reduce poverty.
Why poverty in New York – unlike in other major cities – is dropping.
How the CFPB broke the back of the payday lending industry.
A new crop of startups aims to out-compete predatory payday lenders.