Financially-Distressed Local Governments Can Learn From Top Performing Cities and Counties

In Politics by Michael Rae

Years after our country emerged from the Great Recession, several Southern California cities have failed to prepare for the next downturn.
In October, California State Auditor Elaine Howle published fiscal health scores for 471 California cities. She found that many were ill-prepared to cover rising pension and other post-employment benefit expenses: