Shelly Sigo

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Florida's Local Governments Face Slow Tax Growth: Moody's
April 15, 2014 Slow property tax growth will force Florida's local governments to rely on non-tax revenue for operations, leaving less for...

Florida Lawmakers Want Pension Reform
April 14, 2014 Florida's pension plan for public employees faces new reform measures in the Legislature though it is considered well-funded...

Memphis, Tenn., Closes on Largest GO Deal Ever
April 14, 2014 Memphis, Tenn., recently closed on the sale of $208 million of general obligation bonds after a marketing effort that allowed...

Georgia's Revenues Up, Again
April 11, 2014 Georgia saw revenues increase by 12.3% in March, the ninth consecutive month collections have gone up this year.

Kentucky's Gov. Beshear Vetoes P3 Bill
April 11, 2014 Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear vetoed enabling legislation for statewide use of public-private partnerships late Friday saying it...

Chattanooga, Tenn., Lawsuit Challenges Pension Reform
April 10, 2014 Four retired Chattanooga, Tenn., police and firefighters attempting to block recent pension reform measures filed suit against...

Memphis, Atlanta Aerotropolis Tools Include Public Financing
April 9, 2014 In Memphis, Tenn., and Atlanta, major airport-centered economic development plans anticipate using innovative and traditional...

Charlotte, N.C.'s New Mayor Sworn In
April 9, 2014 Former state Sen. Dan Clodfelter was sworn in as the new mayor of Charlotte, N.C., on April 9.

Atlanta Stadium Bond Challenge Resumes
April 8, 2014 A Georgia judge continues hearing arguments Thursday in the validation of $278.3 million in bonds to support the Atlanta...

Alabama Lawmakers OK Budget Bills
April 7, 2014 The Alabama Legislature's session ended April 3 with lawmakers passing state budgets, but taking no action on bills affecting...




New York's budget leaves it at risk of becoming one of only five states that do not allow the use of design-build procurement to deliver public infrastructure projects.

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