November 2: Muniland snaps
Click through to the U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts, which has interesting statistics for all states, counties, cities and towns with more than 5,000 people
Bloomberg: State and local revenues fell 22% in 2009
U.S. Census Bureau: State and Local Government Finances Summary: 2009
Bond Buyer: Municipal bonds jump on flight to quality due to Euro fears
McClatchy: Alaska governor considers selling state’s natural gas to Asia rather than U.S.
Birmingham News: Birmingham City Council wants Jefferson County to file bankruptcy over sewer debt
Bloomberg: Harrisburg officials meet to puzzle over Rubik’s cube of municipal debt
frankthorpNBC Frank Thorp Simpson: “You can’t cut spending your way out of this, you can’t tax your way out of this”. Calls for a mixture of both.
@roxburynews Roxbury News Briefing delay request granted. City of HBG Bankruptcy filing hearing still set for November 23rd. #valid or #notvalid, that’s the question.