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Which state has the highest per capita employment when it comes to state corrections officers? State employment and payroll data, recently released by the U.S. Census Bureau provides for easy comparison among states, sectors and years.
The Municipal Bond Research Gateway – a joint project of MuniNet and the NFMA – is designed to provide convenient access to disclosure and other research materials for municipal bonds.
New York City’s Industrial Development Authority won this year’s Bond Buyer’s Deal of the Year award for its stadium financing deal.
Public/Private Partnerships Allow Governments to Provide Services with Increased Efficiency: An Overview of Privatization Trends
Privatization – providing government services through public/private partnerships – has become a growing trend in the municipal arena. Leonard Gilroy, editor of the Reason Foundationâ€™s Annual Privatization Report, shares his insights on privatization as a strategy for increasing the efficiency of government services.
New York State’s rapidly increasing debt is in urgent need of attention from state legislators, according to a call from the Citizens Budget Commission.
Increased input from residents and city employees helps shape San Antonio, Texas’ 2007 budget. City Manager Sheryl Sculley hails it as “a true collaboration”.
Regulatory agency plans to examine and possibly enhance financial reporting requirements for state and local government pension plans.
California’s 2006 State Budget web site provides a comprehensive look at the recently enacted budget, including county-by-county coverage of the allocation of state funds.