Blueprint for a Better Budget by E.J. McMahon | | Reports

New York State is broke. Like a runaway train, New York's budget is in danger of running completely off the rails. It needs to be brought under control—before it's too late.

Financial complexity and the municipal swamp NY Torch

Yesterday, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a major settlement with J.P. Morgan Securities concerning the fascinating municipal-corruption case of Jefferson County, Alabama. Under the deal, J.P. Morgan, which doesn't admit or de...

Fiscal Time Bomb by E.J. McMahon | | New York Sun

New York’s state and local governments provide their retired employees with continuing health insurance coverage on the same basis as active workers, at benefit levels far more generous than those available to taxpayers employed in the private sector.
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