WANTED: Public Employees Who Live Where They Work

Governing: Between 2011 and 2016, fewer than half of the people hired to work for the city of Little Rock actually lived in the Arkansas capital. This is a reality across the country, especially in places with high costs of living.

Local governments generally want their employees to live within city limits. Some require it. But the ones that don’t -- like Little Rock -- are becoming more proactive to achieve the same goal.

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