New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says "there is no more vital long-term issue" for his state's finances than a limit on the state and local tax costs taxpayers can write off on their federal returns.
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Revenue collections were boosted by favorable economic conditions, robust stock market returns in 2017 and the first half of 2018, and state policy actions.
“Large amounts of tax revenue from sports gambling is no sure bet,” one expert notes.
Withholding pay from even some government workers could introduce a significant economic speed bump in the short run.
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.
Newly issued data show the financial challenge posed by "other post-employment benefits."
Across the U.S. governors are rolling out their spending plans for the upcoming fiscal cycle.
Several cities are considering bans on cashless stores and restaurants.
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.
U.S. Government Accountability Office estimates show mounting fiscal pressures over the next 50 years.
Gov. Matt Bevin, who championed the legislation, called Thursday’s state Supreme Court ruling “an unprecedented power grab by activists judges.”
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