Happy Friday! I’m on vacation this week in the Land of Wildfires and No Water. Feel free to guess which state that is in the comments section below. This week’s issue is free for everyone and guest-written by Mark Funkhouser, the founder of
Each quarter, founding members receive my quarterly policy analysis. In each edition I will: Highlight the biggest trends so far and explain their…
There’s been quite a bit of unsettling economy news this week, stoking fears that we are in a recession. Inflation is already at a 40-year high, the…
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In this issue, I’ll look at new research on structural racism in the municipal bond market and what it means. 
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Chicago has become the latest big city to roll out a guaranteed basic income pilot program. This issues looks at similar efforts around the country and…
At its core, a government budget is an aspirational policy document. Where the money goes indicates the priorities and goals of lawmakers and chief…
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The last week has seen one huge news item after another at the national level. From the Jan. 6 committee hearings to earth shattering (though not…
Happy Finance Friday! This week’s newsletter is all about budgets. I take a look at spending priorities and challenges for the nation’s cities, the…
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