MuniLand Snaps: May 25

May 25, 2012

Todd Park, the U.S.’s chief technology officer, calls for all “bad-ass” coders to serve a short stint in the federal government doing computer programming. Here is more from Techcrunch.

Happy Memorial Day!

Good Links

Reuters: State budgets spring new, smaller holes

Bond Buyer: When is a GO bond not a GO bond?

Marketplace Radio: How will California find a fair mix of spending cuts and tax increases? Radio interview with Governor Jerry Brown

WaPo: Vallejo, California, once bankrupt, is now a model for cities in an age of austerity

Bloomberg: Detroit is rightsizing its public resources

Bloomberg: Philadelphia schools struggling to find fiscal balance and improved achievement

Information Week: Top 14 government social-media initiatives

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