The Utah Transit Authority (UTA) is scheduled to issue $511 in Sales Tax Revenue Bonds and Sales Tax Refunding Bonds with Wells Fargo as the lead manager. The negotiated sale is scheduled for November 6th, 2019. Each of the three Series has unique characteristics, so...
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A Snapshot on State Budget Shortfalls and Pension Liabilities
Washington Post article provides state-by-state breakdown of budget gaps
Transportation Costs Impact Housing Affordability
Is a house in the far suburbs really more affordable than one in the city?
Planned Strategic Investment Can Lead to Growth, Revitalization of Cities
Rick Tripp shares his insights on strategic planning for government affiliated projects
Unemployment Trend Looking Good for Billings, MT and Logan, UT
Tourism, healthcare and agriculture in Billings, and higher education in Logan contribute to the nationâ€™s lowest unemployment rate in these two metro areas.
Census Data Allows for Comparison of State Government Employment Figures
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.
Flagler County Growth in Housing Tops Nation – Again!
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.
California Posts Highest Number of Initial Claims for Mass Layoffs
Mass layoffs, one factor that contributes to state employment and unemployment trends, were highest in California for the month of May 2006. Temporary help services, food service contractors and the motion picture industry posted the largest initial claims for mass layoffs, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
FDIC Profiles Provide Quarterly Snapshot of State Economies
Looking for updated state and regional state economic data and commentary? The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) publishes quarterly profiles that include statistics, analysis and trends in state demographics, housing, labor force and banking data and more.
Municipalities Caught in the Middle as Wal-Mart Faces Mounting Criticism
The growing debate over whether Wal-Mart’s expansion helps or hinders local communities impacts municipalities across the country.