Tag: National Association of State Budget Officers

03.11.13 Your Morning Buzz

WORST INVENTIONS: Clippy   Welcome Newest Members Michelle Tagmyer, City of Beaverton, Project Specialist Public Information Upcoming Forums March 15 Webinar: Creating and Getting Assistant City Manager Positions with Alex McIntyre, Menlo Park City Manager March 21: ELGL Willamette Valley Presents “No Comment” — and Other Stupid Things You Should Never Say to Media April 11: Greg Baker, Damascus City Manager April … Continued

State and Municipal Bankruptcy, Municipal Bonds, and State and Local Pensions

A group of associations representing the interests of state and local governments has released a fact sheet targeting misconceptions in state and local finance. A year ago banking analyst Meredith Whitney predicted 50 to 100 sizable municipal bond defaults or more.  The facts are in:  from 1970 to 2011, there were 65 rated municipal bond defaults; … Continued

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