MuniLand Snaps: May 14

May 14, 2012

A quick look at the public projects of America’s smartest city, Palo Alto, California, which has soft-launched a new city website that uses social media. This is how America reinvents itself.

Good Links

House Ways and Means Committee: A hearing to examine oversight of tax-exempt organizations

Reuters: Three former GE affiliate executives convicted of fraud

Reuters: Brown pushes tax hike as California’s money woes deepen

MSNBC: Double-dipping: Staffer gets $89,000 pension while serving in N.J. governor’s office

Dayton Daily News: Dayton police and firefighters have higher rates of disability retirements

Bloomberg: Harrisburg ex-mayor left Pennsylvania’s capital nearly bankrupt

Bond Buyer: SEC Delays Action on MSRB’s Broker’s Brokers Rules

Bloomberg: Buying gone wild in muniland

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