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Cities See the Light at the End of the Fiscal Tunnel

The "City Fiscal Conditions 2016" report by the National League of Cities is willing to allow new levels of optimism.

October 20, 2016 - Governing

Report: Cities Continue Modest Fiscal Improvements

The 30th edition of an annual report from the National League of Cities shows reasons to be optimistic about the fiscal condition of cities—though the arm of the Great Recession is proving to be long.

October 1, 2015 - National League Of Cities

How Planning Can Contribute to Municipal Fiscal Health

The Lincoln Institute of Land Policy has launched a new campaign "to help cities confront an epidemic of insolvency and restore the capacity for local governments to provide basic services and plan for the future."

August 31, 2015 - Lincoln Institute of Land Policy

Report: Cities Not Yet out of the Fiscal Woods

A report by the National League of Cities finds that although fiscal conditions are improving for most cities, they have a long way to go to achieve full recovery amid a sluggish economy.

October 22, 2014 - Governing

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