Topic: Federal Funding
A new report suggests that governors may have passed on the trains so Obama wouldn't "win."
The Big Fix
The diminishing power of the gas tax has renewed debate about how — and even whether — Washington can pay for local roads and rails.
Democracy in America
Voters in Troy, Michigan, still seem annoyed at their leader's refusal to accept federal funding.
Elimination of the annual census would have huge implications for how the federal government allocates money to states and municipalities.