Pennsylvania Stops Paying 9,000 State Workers After Coronavirus Shutdown

State and local governments will be facing a major reckoning after shutting down their own economies in order to “battle” the Wuhan Coronavirus.

State of Indiana Gains $1 Million of Sports Gambling Tax Revenue in February

We said goodbye to NFL football til early fall, but the sports gambling tax revenue did not as bettors adjusted to other sports.

School District Raises Teacher Pay With No Money, Runs Massive Deficit

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.  

State of Michigan Employee Pension System Consumes 36% Of The Annual Budget

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

State of Vermont Colleges Face Deficits Because of Health Insurance Costs

The State of Vermont has a very progressive population in regards to politics that likes to lecture on policy, but can barely

New Jersey Local Governments Owe Billions In Sick Leave Pay

Decades of generous union contract policies for government workers is leaving future local government spending with flu like symptoms.

Ambulance Services Nationwide Shutting Down Due To No Money

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.

New Jersey Has Diverted $1 Billion of Fees From 9-1-1 Tax For Other Spending Programs

In the last ten years, New Jersey has quietly collected $1 Billion of 9-1-1 fees you pay on your land line and cellphones.