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Thanks for joining the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum!

Thanks for joining the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum!

Brenda Platt

May 15, 2019

ILSR convened the 6th National Cultivating Community Composting Forum in NYC May 11-14. These events brought together 140+ community compost... READ MORE


Tennessee Communities Look Forward to Better Connectivity

Tennessee Communities Look Forward to Better Connectivity

Lisa Gonzalez

May 14, 2019

Johnson City, Tennessee, residents are looking forward to great connectivity thanks to the city's investment in broadband infrastructure.... READ MORE


Number of New Banks Created by Year, 1993 to 2018

Number of New Banks Created by Year, 1993 to 2018

ILSR

May 14, 2019

The number of community banks has declined sharply in the last decade. Most of the decline is owed to the fact that virtually no new banks h... READ MORE


Share of Deposits by Size of Institution, 1994 to 2018

Share of Deposits by Size of Institution, 1994 to 2018

ILSR

May 14, 2019

The share of U.S. deposits held by the largest financial institutions has exploded from 8 percent in 1994 to 52 percent in 2018, as these th... READ MORE


Number of Banks in the U.S., 1966-2017 (Graph)

Number of Banks in the U.S., 1966-2017 (Graph)

ILSR

May 14, 2019

The total number of commercial banks in the U.S. began a period of dramatic decline in the late 1980s and early 90s.... READ MORE


EDITOR'S PICKS

Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices

Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices

Linda Bilsens Brolis

March 28, 2019

Community Composting Done Right: A Guide to Best Management Practices is designed to support community-scale composters in successfully mana... READ MORE


Statement on Sen. Warren’s proposal to Break Up Big Tech

Statement on Sen. Warren's proposal to Break Up Big Tech

Stacy Mitchell

March 8, 2019

ILSR applauds Senator Warren’s plan to restore the balance of power in our democracy and revive competition by breaking up big tech companie... READ MORE


The FTC is Approving a Merger that Will Help Staples and Amazon Cripple Independent Businesses

The FTC is Approving a Merger that Will Help Staples and Amazon Cripple Independent Businesses

Stacy Mitchell

February 26, 2019

The FTC recently gave Staples the green light to buy one of the two wholesalers that sell to independent office supply dealers. The decisio... READ MORE


The 2019 Community Power Scorecard

The 2019 Community Power Scorecard

Marie Donahue

February 21, 2019

In the 2019 Community Power Scorecard, four states excelled, 11 states and the District of Columbia saw above average scores, 15 were medioc... READ MORE


New Maps Show Alarming Pattern of Dollar Stores’ Spread in U.S. Cities

New Maps Show Alarming Pattern of Dollar Stores’ Spread in U.S. Cities

Marie Donahue

February 20, 2019

Original maps from eight U.S. cities show how numerous dollar stores have become in urban America and reveal a striking pattern between doll... READ MORE


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