municipality

Parking apps under scrutiny from city governments

Jun 25, 2014
The city of San Francisco wants to ban a parking space auction app.
Posted In: parking, apps, municipality

Detroit deli owner on bankruptcy: 'It's a disease or cure scenario'

Jul 19, 2013
A small business owner shares his take on the bankruptcy and his hopes for Detroit's future.
Posted In: Detroit, Michigan, Kevyn Orr, bankruptcy, municipality

Economic power shift: From the coasts to central states

Jun 7, 2013
Investment analyst and author Meredith Whitney says the new geography of American prosperity is changing.
Posted In: states, municipality

Where do taxpayer dollars go, anyway?

Apr 12, 2013
When lawmakers decide where our tax dollars should go in a tough economy, how exactly do they prioritize spending our hard-earned cash?
Posted In: Taxes, municipality, local government, state government

The challenge of governing a bankrupt city

Oct 11, 2012
Since San Bernardino declared bankruptcy this summer, tensions have been rising and elected officials have been struggling to agree on a big idea to fix the city's problems.
Posted In: San Bernardino, municipality

San Bernardino struggles after bankruptcy

Sep 27, 2012
Long struggling, San Bernardino couldn't weather the storm of the 2008 recession. The city of more than 200,000 has declared bankruptcy, and that's just one of the big problems it's facing.
Posted In: San Bernardino, municipality

City bankruptcies trend troubles bond investors

Jul 26, 2012
If debt-ridden municipalities begin walking away from their financial obligations the way homeowners once did, such strategic defaults could wreak havoc for municipal bond holders.
Posted In: municipality, Muni Bonds, bankruptcy

Harrisburg implodes -- what other municipalities are in danger?

Oct 12, 2011
When I was a lad I decorated my room with a poster of a nuclear mushroom cloud, with "Harrisburg is Everywhere" written in big letters across the...
Posted In: bankruptcy, debt, harrisburg, Marketplace Daily Pulse, municipality, News Brief, The Breakdown: Economy