Texas Governor Rick Perry strutted into Illinois this week, hoping to convince employers to move south to the land of no income tax and less government regulation.
Retired public employees in bankrupt Stockton, California, who saw health-care coverage shrink last year may see their pensions decrease next as the city wrangles with creditors.
Municipal debt sold in Puerto Rico fell 1.44 percent on March 22, the biggest one-day loss in almost five years as the commonwealth deals with deficits.
California Highway Patrol division chief Jeff Talbott retired last year as the best-paid officer in the 12 most-populous U.S. states, collecting $483,581 in salary, pension and other compensation.
San Francisco Supervisor John Avalos plans to request a hearing today to examine whether city investments were harmed by manipulation of a key lending rate, his aide said.
A shooting occurred at the Haas School of Business on the campus of the University of California, Berkeley, according to a Dan Mogulof, a spokesman for the university.
Even as they unveiled a long-awaited slate of gun-control measures, Colorado Democrats acknowledged they will face a tough road to passage in this firearm-friendly state.
California Treasurer Bill Lockyer is expanding his proposal to have the state’s pension funds divest holdings in firearms manufacturers to include companies that make high-capacity ammunition clips.
Mobile County spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to comply with a law designed to drive illegal immigrants from Alabama. Kim Hastie, the first-term Republican license commissioner, had an up-close look at the crackdown’s political cost.
California’s tax collections in the first quarter of the fiscal year fell short of projections by $654 million, the state Finance Department reported.