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MuniLand Snaps: May 16

By Cate Long
May 16, 2012

GovTech interviews some state and city chief information officers about their use of Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare and YouTube to change how government operates and interacts with citizens.

Good Links

NPR: 50 years of government spending, in one graph

Reuters: State income up in April, but may not be enough

Standard & Poor’s: California’s bigger fiscal-year 2013 budget gap increases pressure to adopt austerity

LA Times: Fitch on new California budget problems: Don’t panic

Reuters: State of California estimates $2.1 billion in tax revenue from Facebook IPO

Bloomberg: New Jersey April revenue collections 5.3 percent below budget goals

Bond Buyer: Chicago to market $600 million in bonds

Bond Buyer: Municipal bond fund purchases carry risk

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