When your city or state needs cash for infrastructure, it probably issues a municipal bond. We explain how “munis” work.
Raising the sales tax on alcoholic beverages leads to fewer crashes with injuries involving drivers who have been drinking. A new study suggests a higher sales tax had the biggest impact on drivers aged 15 to 20 years.
After the devastation of Hurricane Andrew in 1992, Florida adopted tough new building codes. They quickly paid for themselves, a new study finds.
Police officers speak less respectfully to black drivers than white drivers during routine traffic stops, according to a new study from Stanford University researchers.
A new study suggests marathon races interfere with ambulance service. Transportation delays may help explain why elderly patients with cardiac problems are more likely to die if they live near marathon routes.
A new study offers insights on how states can assist mobile home residents who face eviction, but notes that even helpful policies can have unintended consequences.
This tip sheet offers basic tips and resources for journalists writing about property taxes.
Shortly after taking office, President Trump ordered federal funds withheld from so-called “sanctuary cities.” We look at the legal debates and what these communities could lose.
A collection of research on school meals, including cafeteria food waste, effects on academic performance and efforts to improve school lunch quality.
A new study suggests that laws allowing police to directly cite motorists for not wearing seat belts may be less effective than they once were at reducing accident deaths.