STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Dystopian skies shroud San Francisco … what Duluth paid in Trump visit costs … and Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Michigan mission.
The Golden State’s finances are far more golden than when Jerry Brown found them seven and a half years ago.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Spokane eliminates parking minimums in some areas … Florida audit looks at state procurement cards … and Columbus passes new anti-panhandling law.
Questions abound about how online retail sales tax policies will play out following a landmark Supreme Court decision.
The Supreme Court's ruling in South Dakota v. Wayfair scraps a precedent that dates back to the heyday of mail order catalogs.
A new report from The Pew Charitable Trusts highlights some of the reasons policy makers may want to tackle the issue.
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.
New research looks at "non-recurring" state budget collections.
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.
Mayor Jim Strickland and others are interested in "de-annexing" parts of the city.
President Trump signed the legislation on Thursday.
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.
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.
Community Development Block Grants and "BUILD" infrastructure grants are among the programs the appropriations legislation proposes spending levels for.
All three major components of personal income—work earnings, transfers such as Social Security benefits, and property income—rose over the past 10 years. Among the factors that shape personal income, effects vary by state.
STATE AND LOCAL ROUNDUP | Atlanta mayor introduces new city hall transparency ordinance … Minnesota’s graying farming community … and an Indiana city's train museum eviction dispute.
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