Posts Tagged ‘municipal finance’

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    A Unique Gift Idea

    Dec 10, 10 • 440 Views • No Comments

    Would you like a bus stop named after you? In Chicago, you could do it. The message here is that naming opportunities have been created in order to raise money for municipalities. You could catch a train at an AT&T subway stop in Philadelphia. Or, you......  [read more]

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    What If A State Defaulted?

    Nov 21, 10 • 982 Views • 1 Comment

    What would happen if a state defaulted on its debt? It is unlikely. It has not happened since 1933. But…what if? In a fascinating simulation at The Economist’s Buttonwood Conference, an auspicious group of role players simulates a state debt......  [read more]

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    Recycling Garbage

    Feb 14, 10 • 496 Views • No Comments

    A recent article in SF Gate focused on Berkeley’s garbage problems. Because of Berkeley’s commitment to recycling, the revenue it receives from garbage collection has dropped precitously. Less garbage means more job and service cuts. If people......  [read more]

  • Comments On Today’s News

    Jan 10, 10 • 450 Views • No Comments

    A1 NY Times From a town clerk in Genesee, Wisconsin......  [read more]