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The Story Behind San Bernardino’s Long Bankruptcy

Unlike Detroit or Stockton, this California city’s insolvency can’t be blamed on debt or pensions.

State Budgets’ Forecast: Cloudy

In an era of tight budgets and slow revenue growth, there’s pressure on legislators to be open and honest about what states can and can’t afford.

Like the Industry, Payday Loan Ballot Measures Mislead Voters

In South Dakota, two seemingly identical initiatives in November would have vastly different outcomes for consumers' interest rates.

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