- March 13, 2013
As part of the 2011 Budget Act, the California State Legislature approved the dissolution of the state’s 400 plus redevelopment agencies which were officially dissolved as of February 1, 2012. ..
- January 18, 2013
The seeds were planted for municipal insolvency with the passage of the People’s Initiative to Limit Property Taxation in 1978. The heart of this amendment to the California Constitution is..
- January 7, 2013
Peel away the layers of the Stockton Chapter 9 bankruptcy case and the thickest are the pension claimants and the bond holders. An epic battle has emerged and each side makes a compelling argument..
- December 14, 2012
There is an emerging intersection between right to work laws and Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy filings. If right to work, particularly at the public level is mandated, then the advantage held by..
- November 26, 2012
At a time when civilians are hurting, in part, because of Stockton’s record bankruptcy, the November 6, 2012 election of new representatives may have been more crucial than any prior election. ..
- November 20, 2012
Following the filing of its Chapter 9 petition just a few months ago, the City of San Bernardino is currently undergoing a major organizational restructuring of city operations. Motivation for..