San Diego Mayor Proposes Hotel Tax Increase
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer wants to head back to the voters for a new ballot measure to pay for a convention center expansion, road repairs and homeless programs.  more »
San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer proposes hotel tax increase ballot measure.
The State of Washington's debt burden grew less than 1% in 2016, according to the state's annual Debt Affordability Study.  more »
California Gov. Jerry Brown wants the state to hold off on selling the $9 billion of general obligation bonds the state’s voters approved in November.  more »
The San Diego Chargers are exercising their option to move to Los Angeles.  more »
Lewiston, Idaho's Urban Renewal Agency is fast-tracking a proposal to create a new taxing district on Normal Hill for the purpose of buying Lewiston High School and turning it into a nonprofit center.  more »
California revenues missed projections in December by nearly $2 billion compared to projections in the state’s 2016-17 budget.  more »
California Gov. Jerry Brown says bolstering reserves and spending restraints are the best way to prepare for federal uncertainties in fiscal 2017-18 budget unveiling.  more »
Financial advisor Montague DeRose & Associates has merged with Annette Yee & Company.  more »
San Francisco voters will be asked to approve a $350 million bond to repair its fragile seawall, which experts believe needs a multi-billion dollar investment.  more »
STOCKTON -- The Lodi Unified Measure U committee has been fined $4,000 by the California Fair Political Practices Commission for failing to file a pre-election statement and several contribution reports by an Oct. 27 deadline.  more »
Jessica Soltz Rudd will replace public finance veteran John Tillapaugh as business development manager in Fitch Ratings’ Western Region.  more »
A second state appeals court decision in California that rejects a rigid interpretation of the so-called “California Rule” of vested rights has boosted the hopes of those who want to change public pension formulas in the Golden State.  more »
It's a big step to a new residence hall for Whitman College, Wash.  more »
A probable rollback of federal protections put in place after the Great Recession means Oregon must be even more vigilant in its stewardship of public funds, said its new treasurer, Tobias Reed.  more »

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