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By Sarah Jaffe, July 9, 2015

The St. Louis-area campaign highlights the networks of powerful individuals who have a vested interest in maintaining the status quo


By Don Bauder, July 8, 2015

In October of 2003, governor Jeb Bush of Florida revealed a $500 million spending plan (later expanded to almost $600 million) to bring San Diego–based Scripps Research Institute to Palm Beach County as a launching pad for a statewide biotech hub that would generate 50,000 jobs in 15 years.


By Amy B. Dean, July 6, 2015

Over the course of the last month, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has been scrambling to do damage control in the wake of revelations about one of his signature economic programs.


By Emily Foxhall and Hugo Martin, June 26, 2015

A little-known pact that for years has spared Walt Disney Co. from paying entertainment tax on its Anaheim amusement parks may be extended for three decades if the entertainment giant agrees to invest at least $1 billion in its resort properties in the coming years.


By Gail Collins, June 25, 2015

Is it my imagination, or are half the governors in the country running for president?