Mar.05 — Sean Carney, head of municipal strategy at BlackRock, and Bloomberg’s Flynn McRoberts examine the new revenue plan for the state of Illinois as it faces mounting pension liabilities. They speak on “Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas.”
More info on Illinois Pension Liabilities Add to State’s .2 Billion Deficit
Capitol Fax.com - Your Illinois News Radar
* The House and Senate have both adjourned, so spring break (or, as Sen. Don Harmon called it today, “In-district work period”) has begun. I know several folks plan to kick off their break by ...
Fair Tax for Illinois - including proposed brackets and rates.
Illinois: Land of Lincoln. I was curious to plot out some typical annual income figures to see what effective overall tax rates would look like and also to find the "break-even" point at which your effective tax rate will flip from being lower to being higher than the current 4.95%.
Bloomberg Politics - Bloomberg
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The California Local Government Finance Almanac
The California Municipal Financial Health Diagnostic; Get the Diagnostic for cities here: Excel version PDF version January 2016 revision. The January 2016 version adds a new indicator: "#3 Capital Asset Condition," makes various minor edits and improvements, and adds a checklist for important financial management policies.
News for New Jersey » Pension Tsunami
News for New Jersey April 1st, 2019. BLOG: Burypensions by John Bury ; February 2nd, 2019. New Jersey: Battle Over Public Finance Between Democrats (blog - Mary Pat Campbell / STUMP)
John Ralfe Consulting - All Articles
All Articles “Time for a triple tax bypass to get hospital doctors off the critical list” - John Ralfe, Sunday Times Money, 10/03/2019 “Our tax system makes it worthwhile for consultants to quit.
Green Bonds - worldbank.org
With 189 member countries, staff from more than 170 countries, and offices in over 130 locations, the World Bank Group is a unique global partnership: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty and build shared prosperity in developing countries.
Read Pritzker's Full Budget Address - NBC Chicago
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker unveiled his first annual budget proposal Wednesday, as his office says the state faces an estimated $3.2 billion deficit. Below is the full text of his budget address ...
Pritzker lays out tax and budget priorities for Illinois ...
CHICAGO — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker put passage of a “balanced” budget and adoption of a long-sought infrastructure program with new revenue to support it atop his fiscal priorities for ...
Sorting Out Which Muni Bonds to Stay Away From | Seeking Alpha
Managing the Munis. As is evident from the municipal bond discussion, states and cities across the country have been plagued by the same deficit and debt issues as the country faces on a federal ...