December 19: Muniland Snaps
Another good indicator of U.S. economic activity: the amount of rail freight carloads. Source: Bloomberg EconBrief
Reuters Opinion: Poverty creeps further into the middle class
This Big City: Reducing waste: the rise of collaborative consumption
NYT: Medicaid is consuming more and more of state and county budgets
Bond Buyer: States want right to put tolls on federal interstate highways passing through their borders
Pension Dialog: Big inaccuracies in USA TODAY reporting on pensions?
Bloomberg: Threads of influence in the Harrisburg bankruptcy story begin to appear