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Municipal Government

9 Reasons Why Government Doesn't Work

John Roman, Ph.D. | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics
John Roman, Ph.D.

State, county and municipal governments are mainly in the business of buying services for their constituents, paying providers to tackle a broad spectrum of social problems. But these governments face significant barriers to reducing costs and delivering high-quality services.

Urban Legends

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

In If Mayors Ruled The World, Benjamin Barber makes the intriguing, provocative, and counter-intuitive argument that, despite their current financial woes, cities and the mayors who run them are the last best hope for a safer, more prosperous, and more just future for the United States and the world.

Homeowners Associations Cause Trouble In Retirement Communities

AP | By MICHELLE CONLIN and TAMARA LUSH | Posted 09.10.2011 | Business

-- The Inlet House condo complex in Fort Pierce, Fla., was once the kind of place the 55-and-older set aspired to. It was affordable. The pool and cl...