MuniLand Snaps: August 13

August 13, 2012

Here is Brian Uhler of the California Legislative Analyst Office addressing questions about the use of Chapter 9 bankruptcy by municipalities in California. Read more here.

MuniLand Snaps: August 10

August 10, 2012

The story of the federal government in one simple chart. Bloomberg’s Scarlet Fu shows how government spending on entitlements rose as the level of government investment decreased.

MuniLand Snaps: August 9

August 9, 2012

The current U.S. drought monitor. To view regional drought conditions, click through the map. State maps can be accessed from regional maps.

MuniLand Snaps: August 8

August 8, 2012

MuniLand Snaps: August 7

August 7, 2012

Useful graphic from the Tax Foundation on states’ increasing reliance on revenue from income taxes.

MuniLand Snaps: August 3

August 3, 2012

Firefighter Hays explains what a “Jump Company” is for the Evanston, Illinois “5 Alarm Tweet Along”.

MuniLand Snaps: August 2

August 2, 2012

Treat yourself to a visual delight as you gaze on the wonders of America’s statehouses. Photos by Dan Vock of

MuniLand Snaps: August 1

August 1, 2012

MuniLand Snaps: July 31

July 31, 2012

The Cato Institute’s daily podcast tries to answer the question: Will your local cops use drones?

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: