Obama's proposed aid for state unemployment insurance programs may well prevent things from getting worse, but it will not generate significant gains in employment or the condition of state finances.
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Bills have been introduced in both the House and Senate of the Washington State Legislature that add Washington to the growing number of states actively moving to create public banking facilities.
Talk of introducing legislation allowing states to declare bankruptcy began in earnest in November. A speech by Newt Gingrich was followed up by a big...
While it is tempting for Washington to lecture the state governments, it would be far better for our national leaders to work with states to address our mutual budget challenges.
States are looking for relief.
As they confront massive debts and diminished revenue, some state officials are trying to determine whether they could...
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