Vol. 33 Nbr. 5, October 2017
- LOOKING AT TAX REFORM.
- Beyond Urban versus Rural: New Report Reveals Five Distinct Local Economies.
- Public Employees Overwhelmingly Choose Pensions as Retirement Plan over Defined Contribution Plans.
- American Legacy Cities Face Unique Challenges.
- GFOA's Scholarship Program: A Commitment to Advancing the Public Finance Profession.
- Employee Engagement Isn't What It Could Be, Survey Finds.
- Pension Plans Bolster Economy at Low Cost.
- RISK-AWARE INFRASTRUCTURE MAINTENANCE.
- Bringing Something Unexpected to the Budget Process.
- HIRE THE RIGHT EMPLOYEE EVERY TIME: Develop a Better Application Screening Process.
- A REGIONAL APPROACH: Collaborating with Non-Profits.
- Making Sure Your Government's Personnel Budgeting Is Aligned with Its Goals.
- Green Bonds Were Worth the Effort for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District: The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District's recent bond refunding, its first green bond issue, became a template for how the district will approach future bond issues.
- Tax Reform Begins Uncertain Journey: The first attempt at comprehensive tax reform since 1986 contains some notable provisions, including the repeal of the state and local tax deduction.
- GASB Exposure Draft Offers Guidance on Debt: The GASB has received feedback from users of state and local government financial statements that governments may face risks with debt agreements that are not disclosed in the financial statements--risks that could affect their credit profiles.
- Government Finance Officers Association.
- Executive Training's Big Payoff for City Leaders: It's hard to set aside the daily demands of government to learn about leadership, but its well worth it.