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Income Inequality Hurting State and Local Governments

We’ve long known that the growth in income inequality over the past 20 years is bad for working people.  Now there is evidence that it is also bad for state and local governments—and the public employees who work for them.    In a report released this month, the credit ra... [More]

Congress Dithers While Wildfires Burn

Earlier this summer, the Administration requested additional funding for emergency wildfire suppression activities.  Without the additional funding, federal fire-fighting agencies including the Forest Service will be forced to rob funding allocated for wildfire prevention.  While ensuring ... [More]

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