September 28, 2017, 1pm PDT
Deciding to create an affordable housing trust fund is one thing, deciding how to fund it is another.
March 21, 2017, 8am PDT
An Star Tribune analysis finds residents in the Twin Cities region are generously supporting the transportation infrastructure spending of the rest of the state.
October 20, 2016, 11am PDT
The "City Fiscal Conditions 2016" report by the National League of Cities is willing to allow new levels of optimism.
October 1, 2015, 7am PDT
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.
National League Of Cities
January 27, 2015, 10am PST
A guest column on the Saporta Report offers a reminder of the many critical public needs that compete with transportation funding for state dollars.
December 13, 2014, 5am PST
Georgia's experience emerging from the recession as revenues increase after years of government belt tightening is common around the country. The question now: How to finance the improvements to the state's neglected transportation infrastructure?
October 22, 2014, 5am PDT
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.
July 3, 2013, 1pm PDT
Unlike the United Sates, Canada, and Great Britain, few countries raise substantial revenues from property taxes. The Economist argues that property taxes are among the most efficient, stable, and progressive forms of taxation and should be embraced.