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July 26, 2016
GOP Issues Blueprint for Tax Reform
House Republicans—led by Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Rep.
Government Spending
May 18, 2017
Cleveland Stadium Deal Dunks on Taxpayers
Taxpayers in Cleveland, Ohio will be paying for renovations to Quicken Loans Arena—the home of the Cleveland Cavaliers, a National Basketball Association team—thanks to city lawmakers’ approval in April of a financing deal for the team's owners.
Government Spending
May 18, 2017
Tennessee Auditors Review State Park Privatization Deal
Auditors for the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury are reviewing a contract between the state government and a private company interested in operating the state’s most-visited park, Falls Creek State Park.
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Health Care
May 18, 2017
Missouri Calls for Amendments to Rein in Federal Government
The state is the fourth to pass such a resolution in 2017.
Government Spending
May 17, 2017
Local Michigan School Board Gets on the Privatization Bus
The Cedar Springs, Michigan School Board approved in May a contract with a private business to provide transportation services, reducing annual spending by $350,000 to $400,000 per year, in addition to $610,000 in one-time revenue.
Employment
May 17, 2017
Wisconsin Senate Committee Recommends Prevailing-Wage Repeal
The Wisconsin Senate Committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform approved a bill to remove restrictions on how state government agencies may partner with private businesses on capital infrastructure projects.

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Government Spending
May 18, 2017
By Lindsey Curnutte
Taxpayers in Cleveland, Ohio will be paying for renovations to Quicken Loans Arena—the home of the Cleveland Cavaliers, a National Basketball Association team—thanks to city lawmakers’ approval in April of a financing deal for the team's owners.
May 18, 2017
By Joshua Paladino
Auditors for the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury are reviewing a contract between the state government and a private company interested in operating the state’s most-visited park, Falls Creek State Park.
May 18, 2017
By Arianna Wilkerson
The state is the fourth to pass such a resolution in 2017.
May 17, 2017
By Emma Vinton
The Cedar Springs, Michigan School Board approved in May a contract with a private business to provide transportation services, reducing annual spending by $350,000 to $400,000 per year, in addition to $610,000 in one-time revenue.
May 17, 2017
By Kimberly Morin
The Wisconsin Senate Committee on Labor and Regulatory Reform approved a bill to remove restrictions on how state government agencies may partner with private businesses on capital infrastructure projects.
May 17, 2017
By Jeff Reynolds
President Donald Trump signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill into law, funding the federal government until October 1.
May 17, 2017
By Michael McGrady
The Texas House of Representatives passed a “framework” to shore up the city’s public pensions, which have been on the path toward default for years.
May 15, 2017
By Michael McGrady
Leaders of the House Freedom Caucus struck a compromise with centrist Republicans previously opposed to the American Health Care Act.
May 13, 2017
By Seton Motley
President Donald Trump and the Republican Congress have both put forward tax reform plans that contain lots and lots of really great ideas.
May 11, 2017
By Joseph Bast
Quarterly Performance Report Second Quarter, 2017