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How One Mayor Pulled His City Back From the Brink of Bankruptcy

Providence's mayor tamed his city's money problems in just one term. Will that propel him to statewide office?

Associated Press

Detroit Is Officially Eligible for Bankruptcy

And its pensions could be cut, a judge has ruled.

Victor Powell

The Salaries of Every Single BART Employee, in One Uncomfortable Picture

Fascinating context for the transit workers who may soon go on strike, again.

Reuters

The Next Big Financial Crisis That Could Cripple Cities

Pension pay-outs are a ticking time bomb.

The Two Approaches to Cutting City Costs

There's a short-term and a long-term approach. Cities tried one, now they're looking to the other.

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Watching the Cost of Employee Benefits Rise in Philadelphia

Pensions and benefits are making up a much bigger portion of the city budget over time.

Reuters

California's Bankruptcy Cocktail

Foreclosures and high employee compensation could add more cities to the state's string of bankruptcies.