Cornilles to Speak at Special ELGL January Meeting; Bonamici Declines
Details will be announced this week. In the meantime, read more about Rob Cornilles.
Washington Post: Falling home values mean budget crunches for cities
A survey of city finance officers conducted by the National League of Cities found that more than 40 percent said their city was cutting services, such as parks and libraries. More than a third reported altering employee health-care benefits to save money. Nearly three-quarters said they had instituted hiring freezes, and a third had been forced to lay off workers.
The Columbian: City managers’ pay rises across county
Vancouver City Manager Eric Holmes’ 3.5-percent salary increase raised some eyebrows earlier this month. It turns out Holmes has plenty of company. In fact, his pay bump is not the highest among local top city administrators.
America is beginning to show its age as the baby boom generation advances toward full-fledged senior-hood. But the pace of this aging will vary widely across the national landscape due to noticeable geographic shifts in the younger population, with implications for health care, transportation, and housing, and possible impacts upon our ability to forge societal consensus.
In the Headlines
- Time Magazine: More Taxes, Please: We’re French
- Whittier Daily Times: Meet Jeff Collier, Whittier’s new city manager
- Eugene Register-Guard: PARTNERSHIP LEADS JOBS HUNT: Twenty-six employers have looked to locate in the area in 2011
- The Columbian: Federal Reserve official to keynote forecast breakfast