local government

The British government wants more mayors and fewer councils in England

The goal is to streamline operations, but it's not yet clear how local government would change.

A looming fiscal crisis raises another fear for US cities: State oversight and financial control boards

The pandemic economy could revive a fraught method for fixing distressed local budgets.

Podcast: The Post Mortem

So what did the local elections mean, then?

Podcast: Four weeks out

Local elections time! Again.

Podcast: Live from the crypt

Our first live podcast, recorded at the New Local Government Network conference.

Podcast: Over the cliff

Uh, oh.

“Whatever the restrictions they face, the choices councils make are political ones”

The case for putting ideology back into local government.