Ban incumbents from campaigning against each other, says Sen. Joe Manchin, and require a five-day workweek.
Government that works.
This bipartisan solution can save the Highway Trust Fund from a looming shutdown.
Rep. John Delaney’s carbon tax plan would fund rebates for low-income families, help displaced coal workers and lower corporate tax rates. But its best virtue might be bipartisan appeal.
9-1-1 needs to move into the Internet era.
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What Works Cities, a new $42 million initiative, will help cities use data to improve performance and policy.
“Banking development districts” and “savings lotteries” could help more Texans open and use bank accounts.
New legislation would help America protect important interests in the Arctic.