Fiscal Fitness Blog RSS

Fiscal Fitness is the MCFE blog.  Check here regularly as we highlight national policy development and new research relevant to ongoing state tax and fiscal policy debates, provide our take on reports and studies released by agencies and other organizations, react to articles and editorials -- in short offer our thoughts and perspective on anything that captures our interest (or gets our dander up).

May 10, 2018

A Predestined Emergency

School district budget deficits and calls for emergency funding shouldn’t be surprising.  The question is, when will we tackle the core reason why they exist?

April 04, 2018

Curb Your Enthusiasm

Minnesota pension reforms proposed this session, yet again, are necessary but insufficient

March 14, 2018

MNLARS and the People Problem

Not having or losing public sector talent shouldn’t be surprising.  The system is designed to foster that outcome.