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2012's Construction Rebound: Behind the Façade

Jed Kolko | Posted 03.20.2013 | Business
Jed Kolko

What explains these local differences in construction activity? These top markets for 2012 construction tend to have strong job growth and low vacancy rates, and they suffered relatively little during the housing bust

Could a Small Town in Arizona Become the Solar Capital of the World?

Virginia Simmons | Posted 01.16.2012 | Green
Virginia Simmons

When Rick Buss left his position as city manager of Maricopa, Arizona, to become the town manager of a 2,000-person, economically struggling town called Gila Bend in 2008, some people who know him personally and professionally wondered why.

Jason Cherkis

Naomi Wolf Speaks Out About Her 'Unlawful' Arrest At OWS Protest

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Naomi Wolf is a permit nerd. In her recent book, "Give Me Liberty: A Handbook For American Revolutionaries," she dedicated ample spa...

Home Building Sees Greatest Decline Since 2009

Posted 07.17.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - Housing starts and permits for future home construction fell in April as an overhang of homes on the market discourages builders from...

Housing, Starts Permits Up In March

Posted 06.19.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON - U.S. housing starts and permits for future home construction rose more than expected in March, snapping back from the prior month's w...

Jason Linkins

Florida Senate Mulls Issuing Permits To Panhandlers

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.14.2011 | Politics

As you know, we're very patiently waiting for the Florida legislature to finally pass their long-awaited anti-bestiality law. In the meantime, what a...

REDD: Seeing the Forest for the Trees

Khadija Sharife | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Khadija Sharife

All carbon is not created equal: One ton of carbon dioxide (CO2) generated in New York from several McDonalds burgers, for instance, clocking in at 16...

Shell Wins Federal Approval To Drill For Oil Off Alaska Coast

Washington Post | Steven Mufson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Interior Department has given Shell approval to drill oil exploration wells in two leaseholds in the Beaufort Sea, which could lead to the first d...