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Government Consolidation Rarely Lives Up to Promises

By Matt Kelly Government consolidation is an often-touted solution to economic and social problems in American cities. Several initiatives to combine local governments ┬áhave resulted in conjoined regional governments, including Indianapolis-Marion County (IN), Athens-Clarke County (GA), and Jacksonville-Duval County (FL). … Continue reading

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Property-tax hike in Tallahassee reveals broken budget process

Proposed tax increase in Tallahassee shows broken budget process. Zero-based budgeting would help. Continue reading

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