MuniLand Snaps: February 17, 2012
Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley gave his State of the State address on Feb. 1. This video is a short excerpt of the speech and emphasizes O’Malley’s commitment to full employment for the citizens of his state.
Grattan Institute: Learning from the best school systems in East Asia
CBO Blog: The U.S. is experiencing the longest stretch of high unemployment since the Great Depression
n+1: The U.S. prison system doesn’t need reform — it needs to be abolished
WSJ: Plan calls for 50-cent first-class stamp
Bond Buyer: MSRB sides mostly with issuers on fair dealing guidance
Reuters: U.S. muni bond funds report $1.05 billion inflows
Digital Communities: Vermont moves ahead with its “smart grid”
Rock Center: Chelsea Clinton finds a jewel of a public school in bankrupt Central Falls, RI
@BloombergGov Bloomberg Government 27 of the tax proposals that appear in the President’s 2013 budget have appeared in all four of Obama’s annual budgets.