Regulatory agency plans to examine and possibly enhance financial reporting requirements for state and local government pension plans.
Month: September 2006
More and more Americans are turning to the Internet for political news or information than ever before, according to a study by the Pew Internet Project.
Progressive leadership and a strong technology team are evidenced by the success of Kauai Countyâ€™s recent web site redesign. The revamped web site features a new look, along with enhanced content and navigational tools.
Population, labor force and tourism trends show New York City’s resilience since 9/11. In fact, the number of visitors to the Big Apple has reached new highs for the past several years.
Assessment of the local business climate is the first step in developing business expansion and retention strategies for municipalities and other public sector entities.
San Francisco tops the nation when it comes to the population with highest median age and the highest rate of college-educated residents, according to the 2005 American Community Survey, recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Chicago Public Schools attendance incentive programs appear to be working. From financial awards to schools to gift cards for families, the incentives appeal to principals, parents and students alike.
Flagler County, Florida once again lead the nation in growth rate in housing units between July 2004-July 2005. The county added 5,000 units – a 14.8 percent increase.
Which nursing homes made Consumer Reports’ “Deficient Dozen?” CR’s Nursing Home Quality Monitor contains a state-by-state list of facilities to consider and those to avoid.
The Rockefeller Institute has published a comprehensive report on the fiscal impact of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita – one year after the storms hit the Gulf Coast.