Economic Pressures On Local Governments

Economic Pressures On Local Governments

Stockton, Calif., is the largest U.S. city to declare bankruptcy, and others could follow. A panel joins Diane to discuss economic pressures on local governments and the push for privatizing public services.

Stockton, Calif., is the largest U.S. city to declare bankruptcy, and others could follow. A panel joins Diane to discuss economic pressures on local governments and the push for privatizing public services.

Guests

Michael Nadol

managing director, Public Financial Management, former deputy Mayor, Philadelphia, adjunct professor of competitive government, University of Pennsylvania Fels Institute of Government.

Kim Rueben

public finance economist, The Urban Institute, Washington, D.C.

Harris Kenny

policy analyst, Reason Foundation

Kerry Korpi

director of research and collective bargaining, American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.

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