MuniLand Snaps: July 30

July 30, 2012

The Wall Street Journal‘s David Wessel has a new book about the federal budget and the politics around it. From NPR:

The book is called Red Ink: Inside the High-Stakes Politics of the Federal Budget, and it breaks down the budget in stark terms: how the government spends its money, who pays what in taxes, and why politicians can’t reduce a potentially catastrophic debt load.

Good Links

USA Today: Comparing droughts: 1934 and 2012

WSJ: California still dominates foreclosure scene

Reuters: California official chastises SIFMA over eminent domain “threats”

Reuters: U.S. loves cops and firefighters – but not their pensions

Bloomberg: Raimondo pension lawsuit seen risking bankruptcies

Patriot News: Daupin County Commissioner: Harrisburg won’t be put ahead of other municipalities

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