What Stays and Goes as Democrats Trim Biden’s Domestic Spending Bill

Funding for free community college tuition is likely to be cut and a child tax credit and paid family and medical leave could be limited.

Illegal Evictions Rising, but Landlords Rarely Face Consequences

Some landlords are changing locks and shutting off utilities to get tenants out without going to court, tenant organizers say.

Emerging Trends in Real Estate Impacting Cities and States

Two-thirds of real estate professionals surveyed believe that fewer than 75% of workers will come back to the office at least three days a week in 2022, and that the need for more office space will likely decrease by up to 15% in the next three years.

Past Due: How to Fix the Broken Emergency Assistance Programs

COMMENTARY | The eviction cliff demonstrates that the United States needs to build stronger financial safety nets for the American people.

7 Offshore Wind Leases Could be Economic Boon to US Coastal Communities

The Interior Department is "laying out an ambitious roadmap" for the proposed wind power sites in waters off eastern and western states by 2025.

5 Midwest States Form Electric Vehicle Pact

They plan to work together building out charging infrastructure and on other issues. The agreement comes after Ford unveiled plans for big electric vehicle investments in another region.

Transit Agencies Lease Real Estate to Generate Much-Needed Cash

They must replace revenue from riders, who have been slow to return.

House Delays Infrastructure Vote as Democrats Struggle to Reach Deal

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi wanted a vote on the infrastructure bill Thursday but without agreement on a broader social spending package, dozens of members of the Democratic party said they wouldn’t back the public works measure.

House to Vote This Week on Infrastructure Bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the bill, which will send billions to states and localities, will go to the floor Thursday even as negotiations over a larger social spending package continue.

A State’s Plan for the Nation’s First Section of Wireless Charging Road

Michigan hopes to test out a short segment of roadway that will allow electric cars to recharge as they drive, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer said.

The Buffalo Bills Owners Want a New Stadium, and Taxpayers Might Help Them Pay For It

The NFL team is a Western New York treasure, and critics say the owners are exploiting that to help pay for the $1.4 billion project.

Nearly One-Third of Infrastructure Jobs are Tough to Fill, Research Finds

Job opportunities are likely to boom if Congress approves a pending infrastructure bill, but a National League of Cities report says the current workforce may not be able to meet the demand.

Biden Administration Asks Local Governments to Set Housing Goals

HUD's new ‘House America’ initiative aims to increase the number of affordable housing units and to reduce the number of unhoused people across the country.

Public Works Agencies Hit by Rising Prices and Supply Delays

That’s on top of longer standing troubles filling jobs. The trio of challenges is stacking up at a pivotal moment for infrastructure spending in the U.S.

Infrastructure, Budget Bills Estimated to Support 4M Jobs

The budget bill would add 1.1 million jobs related to caregiving alone, according to the Economic Policy Institute.

Out-of-State Toll Scofflaws Vex State Authorities

States such as New Jersey are losing millions when out-of-state drivers fail to pay their tolls, fines and fees. Some states are looking at reciprocal agreements.

Removing Urban Highways Can Improve Neighborhoods Blighted by Decades of Racist Policies

COMMENTARY | At least 28 cities have begun or are planning to partly or fully remove highways that have isolated Black neighborhoods.

Climate Change Is Already Rejiggering Where Americans Live

Some Hurricane Ida survivors may have no choice but to leave. Sooner or later, people across the country will be in the same bind.

Flash Flooding Highlights Immediate Dangers of Climate Change – Again

Elected officials and activists say state and local governments need to do more now.

Deadly Auto Crashes Up, Despite Less Driving

New federal statistics show that a troubling trend with a rise in fatalities on the nation's roadways continued into this year.

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