State and local governments will be facing a major reckoning after shutting down their own economies in order to “battle” the Wuhan Coronavirus.
The State of New York spends billions yearly helping homeless people.
We said goodbye to NFL football til early fall, but the sports gambling tax revenue did not as bettors adjusted to other sports.
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.
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
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.
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.