COMMENTARY | Here’s why preliminary observations and estimates from the recent ‘Fiscal Survey of the States’ could significantly change, according to New Jersey’s former state budget director and comptroller.
Guidance for the “Opportunity Zones” program, which will provide tax breaks for investments in low-income areas, is still forthcoming.
New research looks at "non-recurring" state budget collections.
The draft measure also includes additional money for programs meant to help quell opioid and heroin abuse.
The draft legislation covers programs that help fund water infrastructure, and that provide payments to rural counties.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Colo. wildfires … San Francisco mayoral race still in limbo … Lyme disease on Staten Island … and Va. Beach council members want city manager fired.
A new analysis shows benefits of considering a range of factors and scenarios.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Judge orders LePage to act on Maine Medicaid expansion … no big shakeup expected under Missouri’s new governor … and Baltimore’s unofficial sewage overflow.
Mayor Jim Strickland and others are interested in "de-annexing" parts of the city.
More than a dozen states have above-average international trade exposure, per a new Moody’s report.
President Trump signed the legislation on Thursday.
The city plans to undertake eight projects worth $12.9 million making its Westside more resilient to flooding.
A notice issued on Wednesday could have implications for some recently passed state laws.
The program could cost up to $9 billion a year and has the potential to put federal funding for other safety-net programs at risk, according to a policy analysis.
Gambling experts warn that starry-eyed lawmakers might be overestimating their haul from legalized sports betting.
Stress tests help policymakers plan for the next recession.
“I’m not sure that there’s a blue sky at the end of these back-and-forth negotiations over trade.”
It’s not always easy to understand how they’re determined, but New Jersey’s former comptroller and budget director discusses the nuts and bolts of this important revenue source.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | A new idea to fund state pensions in Kentucky … this California county has the most wind turbines in the nation … and Atlantic City’s worst days are behind it.
The high court made clear that state legislatures have a “dual sovereignty” with their federal counterparts.
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