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Oklahoma City draws some MAPS to avoid public debt

AUGUST 5, 2020 | THE 101 POLICY CORNER

Debt is a very common aspect of life in the U.S. If you own a house, you might be paying off a loan you used to buy it, and it could be years before you’ve finished doing so. Cities do this too for large public projects, except their debt frequently takes shape as municipal bonds.

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Should California borrow more or tax more?

AUGUST 5, 2020 | ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER (CALIFORNIA) | by Dan Walters

The state budget that Gov. Gavin Newsom signed earlier this summer had been hastily adjusted to cope with projections that state revenues would plummet by tens of billions of dollars due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the sudden recession it sparked.

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