Articles of interest from the the internet and print.


Collective Bargaining
Wall Street Journal - July 31, 2018
"A Pension Hole the Size of Japan’s Economy"
Chicago Sun Times, May 25, 2012
"Another courageous Democrat calls for pension reform, saying “the moment of truth has arrived”"
Education
Governing - August 2018
"Why School Spending is So Unequal"
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
Governing - October 22, 2018
"Democracy Thriving in Local Governments"
Governing - August 14, 2018
"Cheaper, More Accessible Child Care Possible with Deregulation"
Governing - August 13, 2018
"Seeking More Power, Public Employees Run for Office"
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
Des Moines Register - October 25, 2018
"Central Iowa Assessments Up…Again"
Wall Street Journal - August 6, 2018
"Your Mortgage May Be Going for Unfunded Pension Obligations"
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 - November 5, 2018
"After Wisconsin’s Act 10"
National Review - August 29, 2018
"The Public Pension Party Must End"
City Journal - Summer 2018
"The Clock is Ticking on State Pension Systems"
Wall Street Journal - August 6, 2018
"Your Mortgage May Be Going for Unfunded Pension Obligations"
Governing - July 31, 2018
"Public Pensions Need Stress Tests"
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"