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There Are Now Apps For All Our City-Livin' Gripes

There Are Now Apps For All Our City-Livin' Gripes

Dino Grandoni  07.20.2012
For all its high culture, urban American life can be down and dirty at times. Abandoned cars? Graffiti? Potholes? Those things have become...
Quiet Please: Grown-Ups Are Talking

Quiet Please: Grown-Ups Are Talking

07.19.2012
If our national motto is 50 Cent's "Get Rich or Die Trying," it seems like the latter is a lot more likely than the former if you're born...
Stretching $1, Literally, To Set A New Tone For City Government

Stretching $1, Literally, To Set A New Tone For City Government

07.19.2012
We are in a challenging budget situation, but public-private partnerships like our executive-on-loan program are building a more sturdy...
Congress: Stop Listening To The Banks

Congress: Stop Listening To The Banks

07.19.2012
The fact is, small business -- which most agree is the lodestone for greater employment and faster economic recovery -- needs greater access...
Want To Change Your City? Check Your City Vitals

Want To Change Your City? Check Your City Vitals

07.19.2012
It is clear that there is no one thing that will increase the prosperity of a city, but there are measurable indicators that cities can...
Smaller Government Equals Fewer Jobs For Women

Smaller Government Equals Fewer Jobs For Women

07.17.2012
Job creation plans from every candidate need to take women's paid work -- and the sectors in which they are likely to find work, such as...

The Social Capital Generation Machine

07.13.2012
A better economy may start with the relationships that are forged within communities. It is these kinds of links that can lead to wider...
How Laredo, Tex. Is Taking Advantage Of Its Geographical Location To Create Job Growth

How Laredo, Tex. Is Taking Advantage Of Its Geographical Location To Create Job Growth

07.13.2012
What is the community doing to train its people to take advantage of the Eagle Ford Shale? How is Laredo training its people to compete...

From The Magic Kingdom To A Medical City: How A Culture Of Collaboration Is Fueling A New Orlando

07.11.2012
In an era where partisan rhetoric and rancor is at an all time high, Orlando has managed to move beyond divisive politics in favor of actually...
WATCH: Arianna Huffington Announces New Initiative To Kickstart Jobs

WATCH: Arianna Huffington Announces New Initiative To Kickstart Jobs

07.11.2012
At the Aspen Ideas Festival last week, Arianna Huffington announced Opportunity: What Is Working, HuffPost’s effort -- in partnership...
Senate Rolls Out Tax Cut Bill That Could Lead To 1 Million Jobs

Senate Rolls Out Tax Cut Bill That Could Lead To 1 Million Jobs

Michael McAuliff  07.10.2012
WASHINGTON -- The small business tax cut bill that the Senate is rolling out Tuesday would spark the creation of nearly 1 million jobs,...

What Is Working: A Bipartisan Search For Solutions To The Jobs Crisis

07. 9.2012
We cannot overestimate the devastating human consequences of our unemployment crisis. But we also must not miss out on spotlighting what...

Latest Jobs Report Underscores Unemployment Crisis

07. 9.2012
As the government on Friday released its latest official snapshot of the American labor market -- finding that the economy in June added...
An Emerald Valley Blossoms In Sacramento

An Emerald Valley Blossoms In Sacramento

07. 6.2012
Last year, Sacramento was chosen by President Obama as one of just five cities in the nation to benefit from investment in our local construction...