Category: Taxpayer v. union


The Grand Jury of San Diego issued a report of this title yesterday.  Also, at yesterday’s GFOA (Government Finance Officers Association) business meeting, the group voted  that the Government Accounting Standards Board should stay away from the topic of sustainability.  Read more…


The Illinois Comptroller’s April report  is scary reading.  The state is $4.5 billion in arrears on payments to vendors and others (like school districts and service providers) with no end in sight.  The Comptroller expects 2011 to be worse.  The following chart Read more…


See highlighted article about the struggle among a group promoting an initiative to curb costs: covering pensions for new employees’, raising the new employee retirement age and capping the pension formula. The initiative also would prevent the city council from passing Read more…