State pension issues have received much attention from lawmakers and the media, but many municipalities also face pension liabilities leading them toward bankruptcy.
On June 2, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), under the authority of Section 111(d) of the Clean Air Act, proposed a plan to mandate a 30 percent reduction in carbon dioxide emissions
The fiscal health of Nevada’s pension system may be far worse than most people recognize.
Legislators in New Jersey are considering a major gas tax hike, which would move the state from having one of the lowest gas taxes in the country to one of the highest.
The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has had many disruptive effects on both the health care industry and the economy as a whole.
The number of administrative staff in Kentucky schools grew by 43 percent between 1992 and 2009, despite just a 4 percent increase in students.
Utah is one of several states expected to consider legislation allowing terminally
Municipal broadband systems remain a popular idea in many cities, despite their failing track record.
As electronic cigarettes grow in popularity, state and local governments are debating whether and how the products should be regulated and taxed.