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Andre Claudio

Finance

States With the Most and Least Student Loan Debt

Utah tops the list for states with the least student loan debt while West Virginia comes in last place, according to recent report.

Health & Human Services

How Early Childhood Care Differs Between Better and Worse Off Families

New research finds that kids from households on higher socioeconomic rungs tend to spend less time with their parents, but also receive higher quality care.

Health & Human Services

NYC Transit Riders Who Go Maskless Run Risk of $50 Fines

The penalty was put in place last year, but officials now say they plan to ramp up enforcement.

Finance

The Best and Worst Places to Work in America

A nationwide ranking from a nonprofit group factors in state policies related to wages and worker protections.

Public Safety

The Potential Flaw in How Many Big City Police Officers are Assigned to Neighborhoods

A new study finds that getting more experienced officers into higher crime districts could have a number of upsides, including reduced violent crime rates.

Finance

The Most and Least Tax-Friendly States for Middle-Class Families

A recent ranking looks at the sum of taxes paid in different states by a hypothetical family earning $77,000 a year.

Smart Cities

Transition to Permanent Remote Work Will Disrupt High-Cost Urban Areas

Cities will need to show residents who can do their jobs from most anywhere why they should continue living in densely packed places, according to new research.

Health & Human Services

‘Love Your Block’ Grants Headed to Rural and Urban Cities

Each city will receive $100,000 and expert help from Cities of Service to quell the negative impact of abandoned and deteriorating properties.

Health & Human Services

State Mandates Can Help Improve Nursing Staff Shortages

States are creating alternative approaches to solve the heightened problem of filling nursing jobs, according to a report based on American Hospital Association data.

Public Safety

Liberals Think Gun Violence is a Big Problem, Conservatives Not So Much

Overall, around half of all U.S. residents see gun violence as a huge issue in the country, according to a recent report from the Pew Research Center.

Health & Human Services

Best and Worst Cities for Mental Health Care in America

Denver tops the list for best places while Dallas is in last place, according to a recent report.

Smart Cities

Best and Worst Cities to Rent in America

Cedar Rapids, Iowa tops the list for most affordable rental housing while two cities in Florida and one in New Jersey tied for last place, according to a recent report.

Public Safety

How Cities Are Marking the 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Events to honor those who lost their lives are planned this week, including a reading of the names of the nearly 3,000 victims and other remembrances.