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Federal Tinkering With Public Finance Undermines Job Creation and States’ Rights
An exploration of states’ rights as related to public finance matters, particularly regarding the federal government’s ongoing threat to tax-exempt bonds and its attempt to regulate the sale of such bonds.

Direct Democracy in Faulkner Act Municipalities: A Right Unbridled by Fiscal Necessity
In a victory for direct democracy advocates, the Supreme Court of New Jersey has re-affirmed the expansive scope of a citizen’s right of initiative in Faulkner Act municipalities.

Avoiding Tax Traps in Selling or Leasing Municipal Assets
If a governmental entity intends to sell or lease its assets, one of the first steps is to evaluate the proposed transaction from a federal income tax perspective.

Internet Transactions Unlikely Public Finance Source
Can state departments of taxation assess Internet transactions? A look at the Chicago Amusement Tax matter.