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.
Every pay period when a Michigan taxpayer looks at their pay stub and see’s state taxes taken out, they can calculate 36% of every dollar
The State of Vermont has a very progressive population in regards to politics that likes to lecture on policy, but can barely
Legacy pension costs will be popping up more in local news (not national) due to waves of retirements.
As the political topic of more “government run healthcare” evolves, the current system is spending on dead people.
The city of Carmel, Indiana government likes to spend money.
More warning numbers are coming in with state spending on Medicaid.
An audit agency within the Montana state government is causing a headache for other legislative spending priorities.