Budgets & Funding

 This Public Agency’s Got a Solid Handle on Finances
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This Public Agency’s Got a Solid Handle on Finances

A California water/sewer utility that serves almost 1 million people has earned a... Read more

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Six Cities Receive 'Free' Federal Infrastructure Assistance

Through EPA's Greening America’s Communities (GAC) program, teams of designers help create more walkable, bikeable, and vibrant neighborhoods. The most-recent recipients are using the program for projects ranging from stormwater control to highway redesigns. Read more

Webinar: Optimize Your Parking Assets to Boost Revenue
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Webinar: Optimize Your Parking Assets to Boost Revenue

This On-Demand Webinar from Lorman Education Services will teach you how to... Read more

Guest Blog: White House Proposal Threatens Project Financing
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Guest Blog: White House Proposal Threatens Project Financing

See if you can follow this: President Obama's proposed $4.1 trillion 2017 budget... Read more

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The Candidates' Plans for Public Works

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have published actual plans for fixing our aging road and water systems; Donald Trump would just throw a bunch of money at the issue (surprise!). Think tank economist Robert Puentes explains. Read more

2016 Public Works Budget Forecast
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2016 Public Works Budget Forecast

Results of our annual survey of reader O&M and capital improvement budgets. Read more

2016 Public Works Budget Forecast: The long road to recovery
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2016 Public Works Budget Forecast: The long road to recovery

When compared to two previous recessions, the impacts from the Great Recession are... Read more

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Spending priorities

Spending is increasing more on amusement parts and sports facilities than on public works. What's wrong with us?! Read more

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Public projects' costs

Think twice before issuing bonds to pay for a project that’s not fully designed. Read more

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Expert: Economy “Gaining its Footing”

Edward Sullivan, PCA group vice president and chief economist, says second quarter GDP growth of 2.3% is “disappointing, but was stronger that first quarter growth.” Read more

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