Municipal Bond Audit Times Show Slight Improvement Since 2015 But Most Still Late to the Table -- The County, State and City Sectors are the Least Timely By Richard A. Ciccarone Municipal bond analysts and investors are accustomed to waiting a lot longer for...
States – States, Districts & Territories
Where are the Jobs? State Unemployment Performance in 2015
by Jeffrey L Garceau The Bureau of Labor Statistics recently released their 2015 survey report of state employment figures. This survey serves to report unemployment figures for each state plus the District of Columbia, as well as employment-population ratios. MuniNet...
The Rise and Fall of California: Glitz, Glamour and a Financial Mess
Despite its unique challenges, can the Golden State make an economic recovery?
Federal Stimulus Package: Implications for States and Municipalities
A compilation of the best resources for information about how the stimulus bill will affect states and local governments
Enhanced Puerto Rico GDB Web Site Shines
Site now provides more information about Puerto Rico bonds, economy, and finances
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.