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Strong apprenticeship programs rely on the enthusiastic participation of employers, who are sometimes hesitant.
A proposal would change the way states consider utility costs, which can include winter heating bills, when determining eligibility for SNAP.
Chicago’s Array of Things helps residents and local leaders access environmental information about their neighborhoods.
Factors ranging from housing affordability to physical health contribute to the frequency and severity of food insecurity.
Research shows that child care is a key factor in parents’ ability to balance work and education.
Today's low debt service ratio partly reflects the difficulties some would-be homeowners are having qualifying for a mortgage.
Lawmakers in dozens of states have reduced pension benefits for workers including firefighters and teachers.
A recent episode of Urban’s podcast, Critical Value, explores Atlanta's local workforce system.
Brian Brooks recently outlined how the tech sector is addressing the housing sector’s supply and demand mismatch.

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