Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly included the “reamortization” plan in her first budget. It’s proving to be controversial.
The court on Monday asked for the U.S. government to submit views on an Alabama case.
Uber and similar companies aren’t driving huge changes in the way that Americans make a living.
“Large amounts of tax revenue from sports gambling is no sure bet,” one expert notes.
From wildfire prevention efforts to farm loans to mass transit, here are the latest potential casualties of a long-term funding hiatus.
When stocks get dicey, one place investors turn to is municipal bonds.
Taxing big business means more money for health care and social assistance, but the city’s economist says it could also mean fewer jobs and a smaller economy if companies move or open elsewhere—which could sting in a recession.
A new analysis identifies states that have sent more money to Washington than they saw in returned federal spending.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Federal shutdown delays hurricane recovery funds … another Flint water crisis plea deal …. and confusion comes with Conn. town’s pay-per-bag trash collection proposal.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Minn. is falling behind on goals to reduce emissions … Airbnb sees big growth in rural areas … and a lawsuit could drain Pa. transit funding.
The “SALT” deduction was curbed by the GOP-backed tax law passed in late 2017.
Newly issued data show the financial challenge posed by "other post-employment benefits."
What’s currently a distraction for governments could soon turn into a more serious situation.
Across the U.S. governors are rolling out their spending plans for the upcoming fiscal cycle.
The sum earned by investment managers from one pension fund exceeded employee contributions for the same period.
Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel last week proposed issuing bonds to improve the city’s pension funding levels. Is that a good idea?
States with delinquency hotspots should reconsider harsh vehicle repossession policies and improve consumer protections, said one Urban Institute researcher.
Days after the state Supreme Court strikes down a controversial pension reform law, teachers and other public employees rush to Frankfort—again.
A new study suggests looking at peaks in financial cycles.
For the first time, the Bureau of Economic Analysis has released GDP figures for all of the nation's counties.
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