Author: NLC Staff

Four Ways Cities Can Boost Entrepreneurship

This is a guest post by Josh Russell and Jason Wiens. This post is the fourth installment in a series focused on NLC’s 2015 Cities and Unequal Recovery report, which highlights the findings of our 2015 Local Economic Conditions survey. City leaders across America understand that entrepreneurship is key to the success of their economies.

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How the New Public Sector Pension Accounting Rules Will Affect Your City

This is a guest post by Les Richmond, pension actuary for Build America Mutual. New public sector pension accounting rules that take effect for fiscal years ending June 30, 2015 and later are likely to have a significant impact on your city’s financial statements. Because pensions can often be a controversial issue for employees and

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