As US economy improves, cities may be headed for another downturn

September 12, 2017

By Liz Farmer, includes “According to a National League of Cities (NLC) report released on Tuesday, municipal finance officers are expecting minimal growth this year -- less than 1 percent -- after dealing with slower revenue growth last year. … The report also reveals a decline in public officials' confidence in their cities' finances. This year, 69 percent said they are better able to meet the financial needs of their communities -- down from at least 80 percent in each of the last three years. …”

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