November 2008 Posts

Nov
26
2008

The Citi that Never Sleeps but Still Dreams of Taxpayer Money

metscomic3This week news broke that Citigroup will be the latest entry in the growing list of financial companies to receive huge infusions of federal

Nov
26
2008

The Citi that Never Sleeps but Still Dreams of Taxpayer Money

This week news broke that Citigroup will be the latest entry in the growing list of financial companies to receive huge infusions of federal tax dollars. But the bank is used to having money of others to keep it warm at night.

Nov
18
2008

Sales Tax Skimming Costs States $1 Billion

salestaxcoverx1Skimming the Sales Tax, a new report from Good Jobs First, shin

Nov
14
2008

Starting Up Stalled State Economies: Experts Give Some Do’s and Don’ts

With the election of a new president, officials in many states are hoping a renewed federal/state partnership will jumpstart the troubled economy. Until the new president takes office, however, falling revenues have prompted some states to take actions that are counter-productive rather than counter-cyclical.