December 2: Muniland Snaps
Reuters: Payroll tax cut stalls in Senate
Washington’s Blog: A nuanced view of inequality
Reuters: Families seek cash help as recession drags on
The Economist: Lending money to a poor city still looks slightly preferable to living in one
Bloomberg: Highest paid muni workers in LA are out in the harbor piloting ships
NJ Div. of Pensions and Benefits: Pension system still underwater, requires decades of repair
Bloomberg: Bad practices 101: Pioneer muni bond fund held 8% of assets in American Airlines bonds prior to its bankruptcy
BusinessWeek: How the federal government funds transportation projects within the states
@matthewstoller Matt Stoller Today’s ethics are just a pale descendant of yesterday’s battles for power.
@Demos_Org Demos_Org BREAKING: U.S. House votes to approve H.R. 3463, ending public financing of presidential campaigns & Election Assistance Commission.