Articles of interest from the the internet and print.


Education
Governing – Dec. 19, 2017
"Bringing the Power of Lean to Education"
EducationNext – May 17, 2017
"Why Most Teachers Get a Bad Deal on Pensions"
Local Government
West Des Moines Magazine - Winter-Spring 2018
"Yes, Microsoft is Paying Taxes"
Wall Street Journal - June 2016
"Driverless Cars to Fuel Suburban Sprawl"
Property Taxes
Tax Foundation - May 2018
"Comparing Per Capita Property Taxes"
Governing – January 9 2018
"GOP Tax Law Could Starve Cities of Revenue"
Tax Foundation - May 2016
"Median Property Taxes by County"
Public Pensions
TeacherPensions.org - April 2018
"Teacher Pensions, Explained in Less than 3 Minutes"
TeacherPensions.org - April 2018
"Confused About Teacher Walkouts and Pensions? We’ve Got You."
New York Times
"The State of State Teachers’ Pension Plans"
TeacherPensions.org - May 2016
"What Do Pac-Man and Pensions Have in Common?"
Public Transportation
Forbes - November 2016
"How the Daily Commute Will Change"
Regional Water
Des Moines Register – January 17, 2018
"Des Moines Metro Takes First Steps Toward Regional Water System"
Regional Water Update - January 2018
"Central Iowa Regional Water – January 2018 Update"