MuniLand Snaps: January 18, 2012
Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee, possibly feeling left out by all the national attention state treasurer Gina Raimondo is getting, creates a promo piece for himself.
Stateline: At last, a year for state budgets in which the sky is not falling
Pension Dialog: Another decline in state and local levels of public pension payments
Citizens for Tax Justice: Trending in 2012: destroying the personal income tax
Bond Buyer: Pay-to-play 2.0: Dealers underwrite school-bond initiatives, then get underwriting business
Safari Books Online: Muniland’s bible available online
Bloomberg: Struggles between state and local governments over fracking heat up
Sacbee.com: Jerry Brown’s budget plan would strip demands, payments from local governments
Our Downtown Hilo: Hawaiian town crowdsources civic improvements
Bloomberg: What is the Tennessee Energy Acquisition Corp. and why is it nonprofit?