State and local governments will be facing a major reckoning after shutting down their own economies in order to “battle” the Wuhan Coronavirus.
Many school districts in America have no economic responsibility to taxpayers. One school district in Minnesota gave teachers raises without having any money to do it. Now they face a budget deficit in the millions.
Politicians at all levels of government like to campaign on “repairing our infrastructure” and “creating jobs” through government building projects.
The State of Vermont has a very progressive population in regards to politics that likes to lecture on policy, but can barely
Decades of generous union contract policies for government workers is leaving future local government spending with flu like symptoms.
One emergency medical service I’ve been seeing in the news and in my talks with firefighter/police officer friends is the condition of our ambulance services.
Legacy pension costs will be popping up more in local news (not national) due to waves of retirements.
Louisville, Kentucky city pension promises have finally come to be cashed in on and the overall budget of the city is getting hammered on it.
As the political topic of more “government run healthcare” evolves, the current system is spending on dead people.
Taxpayers from the Hoosier state fund 17% of Indiana University’s annual budget.