Recent research reveals a positive relationship between female mayors and funding for social welfare programs.
Researchers find new data that contradict their previously held belief that cities push for community-wide green sustainability programs for their cost-saving benefits.
This week, Julie Cooper talks with County Clerk David Orr about his work promoting voters’ rights, bringing modern technology to Cook County elections, and what is at stake in making voting more accessible and convenient for everyone.
A study using new US Department of Housing and Urban Development population estimates identifies affordable housing, an aging baby-boomer population, and poverty as considerations for policymakers working to address urban homelessness.
This week on Chicago Policy Radio, Jim Howes sits down with Mayor Freeman-Wilson to talk about her tenure as Gary’s mayor so far and the progress the city has made recently.
A study of elected versus appointed treasurers finds that cities could save millions of dollars annually by entrusting their finances to bureaucrats.
This week, Jim Howes sits down with Jacky Grimshaw to talk about urban sustainability in Chicago and around the world.