Skyrocketing Court Fines Are Major Revenue Generator for Ferguson

Some say Ferguson's increasing reliance on court fines to fund its municipal operations may have contributed to the city's distrust in law enforcement and government.

Flagstaff Funds Wildfire Prevention with Bonds

The Arizona city is likely the only in the country to pay for wildfire prevention with bond money and is being looked to as a national model for leveraging federal funds.

Should Someone Audit Government Auditors?

There's a push for local governments to establish independent audit committees.

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