Report shows state was double-counting permanent fund money for years

An annual audit of the state’s finances found that officials had double-counted over $750 million dollars. And that’s not the first time something like this has happened. That’s the most...

Dialysis Patients Panic As Financial ‘Life Raft’ Becomes Unmoored

Russell Desmond received a letter a few weeks ago from the American Kidney Fund that he said felt like “a smack on the face.” The organization informed Desmond, who has kidney failure...

Council Watchdog Calls for Close Look at NYPD Complaint Investigation Budget Cuts

Reacting to imminent budget cuts at the agency charged with investigating police misconduct, the head of the City Council’s public safety committee is pressing for accountability. Councilmember Donovan Richards (D-Queens)...

Trump Approves Tik Tok Deal

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Analysis: Texas in a state of financial uncertainty

It will be a miracle if Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar and his team of financial prognosticators are right about the arc of the state’s economy over the next few months. The LBJ...

City Bid to Borrow Billions Could Lead to Renewed Power for State Budget Board

With the City Council moving to back Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plans to borrow billions of dollars to cover red ink in the city budget, fiscal experts are digging...

‘An Arm and a Leg’: Financial Self-Defense School Is Now in Session

When you need medical care, it can be a lot like entering a casino — playing for your financial life with the deck stacked against you. But in this episode,...

Arizona earns ‘F’ for judicial financial disclosure

The Center for Public Integrity evaluated the disclosure rules for judges in the highest state courts nationwide. The level of disclosure in the 50 states and the District of Columbia was poor, with 43...

De Blasio Budget Filled With Short-Term Risks and Long-Term Dangers, Fiscal Watchdogs Say

New York City is depending on federal aid from Washington to protect Mayor Bill de Blasio’s precariously balanced pandemic-shaped budget from the many risks it contains — including any...

School budget cuts could be worse than thought, advocates say

Just as the New Mexico Legislature passes a new budget that will cut 0.6 percent out of the school budget for the next fiscal year, a newly released report...

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