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December 16: Muniland Snaps

By Cate Long
December 16, 2011

3.3 Million Things Wrong with the House Unemployment Insurance Bill. Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities Off the Charts Blog

Good Links

Bloomberg: Finally someone grabs the third rail of reforming Medicare

iwatchnews.org: Sen. Levin: ‘Those foreign earnings are not trapped or locked offshore at all’

WSJ: Opposition group of odd bedfellows against corporate tax holiday

Bureau of Labor Statistics: Unemployment Rates for States

Chamber of Commerce: U.S. SEC: A Roadmap for Transformational Reform

Investment News: House Republicans say SEC must reform before budget increase

Bloomberg: Federal judge on Jefferson County, AL bankruptcy case to confer with Alabama Supreme Court

@Twitter Talk

GreatLakesGuy @GreatLakesGuy GreatLakesGuy   ”The Sun Belt becomes the Drought Belt. The Rust Belt becomes the Water Belt”  bit.ly/tPQSar

Jen DePaul @TFTJennifer Jen DePaul   Surprise win for the SEC in the final FY 2012 appropriations budget. They scored a 10% budget boost or an addition $136M

ThinkProgress Econ @TPEconomy ThinkProgress Econ  9 states win the early education Race to the Top competition wapo.st/twvImI
Barrett and Greene @GreeneBarrett Barrett and Greene   Gr8 @Governing column on how former CT, IN & MI judges are reforming child/family depts they now head  ow.ly/7YXjR

CSMonitor.com @csmonitor CSMonitor.com   Confusion reigns over medical marijuana as states and Feds clash: Sixteen states allow medical marijuana…  bit.ly/u3aecA

Barrett and Greene @GreeneBarrett Barrett and Greene   Gov. Brown pushes for cut to 2,600 reports California agencies submit to legislature each year  ow.ly/7XCuE

Reynolds Center BizJournalism Reynolds Center N.J. Watchdog tackles public employee pension stories.bit.ly/rE6BFd

Bruce Katz @bruce_katz Bruce Katz   Great Lakes metros: stronger than avg recovery – Detroit, Grand Rapids, Toledo & Youngstown among top 20  goo.gl/ajerj

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