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.
Month: February 2006
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.
Groundhog Day is celebrated annually during the first week of February in Woodstock, Illinois to commemorate the movie of the same name. A schedule of events for the week long festival is available on the village’s website.
Fayetteville, North Carolina and San Joaquin County, California were selected as sites for the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2008 Census, a test run for the next official Census in 2010. Both areas stand to benefit from a boost in temporary employment