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State and Local Governments

Bankers Guilty Of Scamming U.S. Cities

Reuters | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

* Part of U.S. probe of $3.7 trillion muni bond market * Fraud by ex-UBS employees spanned five years -prosecution * Def...

'This Could Get Ugly In A Hurry'

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.11.2012 | Business

The news on Wednesday that cities and states are suing some of the world's largest banks over Libor manipulation shows how this scandal could blow up ...

Should Localities Post Their Budgets?

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Tepper Marlin

This past weekend I was on the East End of Long Island and got into an intense conversation with Charlot Taylor about local budgets. She said there we...