Pew’s American cities project conducts original research and analyses to help policymakers understand the challenges facing urban centers and promising policy options that can improve fiscal outcomes for localities. Explore news about our work below.
A new study by The Pew Charitable Trusts, “America's Big Cities In Volatile Times: Meeting Fiscal Challenges and Preparing for the Future,” found that 30 large U.S. cities have recovered slowly from the Great Recession and have utilized an array of tools to navigate the economic downturn. Read More
Of Michigan’s 1,533 townships and cities, 70 missed the federal and state deadline to mail absentee ballots to military and overseas voters for the August 7 primary. An additional 215 townships and cities did not respond to the Secretary of State’s office when asked if they had mailed their ballots on time. Read More