Federal RAISE grants continue to fail to prioritize key transportation projects
Of the 166 projects awarded RAISE grants, just over half were directly related to transportation.
Democratic treasurers defend ESG investing
But data doesn't back up their claim that buying the stocks of ESG-oriented companies will produce better long-term investment returns.
New York’s public school spending continues to grow while enrollment declines
New York schools lost tens of thousands of students but inflation-adjusted education spending increased by $26.4 billion between 2002 and 2020.
Reforming the Airport Investment Partnership Program
Privatization could bring needed improvements to U.S. airports while containing costs and shifting fiscal risks away from taxpayers.
Most state pension plans are not adequately prepared for a recession
A recession could add trillions in debt to public retirement systems’ existing unfunded liabilities.
Webinar: ESG trends and impacts on public pensions
How environmental, social, governance (ESG) strategies and trends are impacting public pension systems and taxpayers.
Jackson’s boil advisory lifted, now must address long-term water problems
Jackson's water, sewer, and stormwater system need an estimated $2 billion to get them working again.
The differences between individual and institutional investors considering ESG factors
Individual investors should be free to consider ESG, but this idea should not scale to the activities of large investment fund managers.
Biden administration’s monkeypox funding request highlights the flawed budget process
The Biden administration has asked Congress to approve $4 billion in emergency funds to help address the monkeypox outbreak.