A recent study raises some troubling questions about New Mexico’s dependence on federal government spending.Read More →
School districts across Pennsylvania are getting news that’s unpleasant yet not unexpected.Read More →
By Eric Boehm | Watchdog.org
Voters in Cincinnati last week defeated a ballot initiative that would have forced the city to address its massive public pension debt, effectively kicking the can further down the road.
If it had been approved, the ballot measure would have closed down the city’s defined-benefit pension plan and moved any newly hired [...]
By Eric Boehm | PA Independent
State employees in Pennsylvania longer will no be able to take advantage of a lucrative loophole in the state’s unemployment law.
Before it was closed this week, the loophole allowed for a process called “triple-dipping,” in which a state employee would retire from his job and begin collecting pension benefits, then would be [...]
An analysis from the state’s Independent Fiscal Office seems to throw more cold water on a plan to eliminate property taxes in Pennsylvania.Read More →