President Obama recently gave a lengthy speech on inequality, poverty, and what to do about it. He claimed inequality is increasing, which is debatable, and then offered a few populist ways to reduce it, such as raising...
- Local Government Employee Retirement Systems - Benefits Paid as Per...
Local Government Employee Retirement Systems - Benefits Paid as Percent of Local Government Direct Expenditure, FY 2005-2006
Fiscal Fact No. 199
Newly released Census data highlight the different spending priorities of state and local governments. By presenting the data here as percentages of total spending, we reveal government...
Fiscal Fact No. 191
Essentially every state government has worked to close budget shortfalls during 2009. States have seen a fall in revenue, particularly sources prone to boom-and...
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