local-government-issues

COMMENTARY

Report: 3 ways states can help local governments in Pa. and beyond shore up their bottom lines | Friday Morning Coffee

BY: - July 9, 2021

Local tax limitations can hamper cities' and counties' fiscal stability, according to new research by the Pew Charitable Trusts.

COMMENTARY

Report: The pandemic wiped out 1.3M local gov’t jobs in just two months | Tuesday Morning Coffee

BY: - June 23, 2020

While jobs are slowly returning in other sectors, they're not for local governments, which interface the most directly with the taxpayers they serve.