Carolyn Bourdeaux, director of the Center for State and Local Finance (CSLF), is one of several experts included in WalletHub’s report on 2016’s Most and Least Federally Dependent States.
In the report, authored by John Kiernan, Bourdeaux is interviewed on problems that could be contributing to the federal funding disparity. Several key questions asked… more »
In the fall of 2015, Georgia vied with several other states to lure away the General Electric Company corporate headquarters from Fairfield, Conn. Meanwhile, Connecticut scrambled to keep one of its signature companies. Central to the competition was Connecticut’s tax regime, and its recent business tax increase, but also important was the extent to which… more »
A Tale of Two States by Carolyn Bourdeaux
Fiscal Research Center, Georgia’s Rankings Among the States: Budget, Taxes and Other Indictors, January 2016, http://frc.gsu.edu/files/2016/01/Georgia-Rankings-Report_January-2016.pdf
Bureau of Economic Analysis, SA1 Personal Income Summary: Personal Income, Population, Per Capita Personal Income, Regional Data [Accessed April 15, 2016]
Governing, High School Graduation Rates by State, more »
Ambassador Andrew Young, a noted civil rights leader and former mayor of Atlanta, will be a guest speaker at the Center for State and Local Finance (CSLF) in May.
He will speak as part of the CSLF leadership training being held May 11-13 at the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies in Atlanta,… more »
Public finance leaders aren’t just number-crunchers and bearers of bad (or good) budget news. They are all-in-one leaders whose value often transcends financial management.
Ask Kate Pfirman.
As the chief financial officer for the Georgia Department of Public Health, Pfirman manages a $650 million budget and oversees the offices of finance, human resources,… more »