Commentary: It’s Time to Cull the Herd of Weak Local Governments
Joe Matthews says California’s local governments need an “extinction event.”
Brittany M. 05/12/2020 - 9:17 AM
L.A. City, School Officials Seek More Public Education Funding

Last week, the L.A. City Council called for more state dollars for public schools, while school board members voted to pursue a new parcel tax.

Brittany M. 03/04/2019 - 7:19 PM
GAO Warns: Tough Times Ahead for State and Local Governments
"Our annual outlook suggests the sector will have an increasingly tough time covering their bills over the next 50 years,” the GAO writes.
Brittany M. 01/07/2019 - 7:34 AM
Santa Barbara Grand Jury Issues Key Report on Pensions

A new report from the Santa Barbara County Grand Jury warns that many public pension plans in the county are facing significant liquidity and solvency risks, and that new policies may be required to keep the system sound.

Brittany M. 06/26/2018 - 3:39 AM