Despite Cities' Fiscal Optimism, There Are Reasons to Worry

Municipal finances look stable on paper, but cities still struggle with slow revenue growth and rising costs, according to a new report.

When Is It Rainy Enough to Tap the Rainy Day Fund?

Many states have rainy day fund policies, but many don't have the right kind of policies. Wyoming is looking to change that.

Should Governments Pay Property Taxes to Other States?

Louisiana is letting voters decide whether local governments should be allowed to tax property in their borders that's owned by other governments.

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