Month: February 2006

Rockefeller Institute Says State Finances in Best Shape Since 2001

The Rockefeller Institute reports that state finances were in better shape in 2005 than in recent years thanks to a healthier overall economy. The Institute’s annual fiscal survey showed that eleven states adjusted their tax levels, with seven actually reducing taxes.

NYC Posts Preliminary Budget Materials Upon Release

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled the City’s fiscal 2007 budget, and the information was posted online the same day. NYC is noted for the timeliness with which it posts information to its web site, which does a great job of making the business of big-city government accessible and understandable.

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