Vol. 33 Nbr. 2, April 2017
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- Marketplace fairness: municipal resolutions encourage action.
- Tax revenue forecasts being lowered as states enter budget negotiations.
- Support for public pensions increases.
- Be financially sustainable.
- Smart Cities Council announces winners of smart Cities Readiness challenge grants.
- 2017 GFOA Scholarships awarded.
- States rebuilding reserves.
- Public Pension roundup.
- Long-time GFOA leader Jeff Esser looks back over 35 years as Executive Director.
- The finance officer's role in a bond election.
- Learn by doing: making your forecasts better.
- Bridging divides and bringing communities together.
- A small city's dashboard innovation: productivity increases when you do more with what you have, not when you repeatedly pay more to do more.
- How much are favors costing you? Holding team members accountable for their roles: when staff members can't finish their daily tasks or special project work, a persistent cause is that they are voluntary and repeatedly completing the work of colleagues in other divisions.
- Government finance officers association.
- The uncertainty of health-care reform and the affordable care act: the health-care reform debate could have a substantial impact on state and local governments because of their dual roles in providing health-care services to constituents and health-care benefits to public employees.
- The key guidance in GASB statement no. 84: through the issuance of GASB Statement No. 84, the GASB has eliminated the ambiguity that has existed in defining a fiduciary activity.
- It's not just talk: conversation as the cure for technologically induced polarization.
- Public pensions and the assets that could sustain them.