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    Williams Report - July 21, 2014

    State Budget Solutions | by Bob Williams | July 21, 2014

    The Williams Report is BACK after a one week hiatus. Be honest, you missed it! Join us on Twitter today by following @StateBudgets and tweeting with the hashtag #SBSBob. 

  • HEADLINES

    States with budget surpluses may not really be in the black

    State Budget Solutions | by Joe Luppino-Esposito | July 17, 2014

    State Budget Solutions tracks the claimed surpluses of state budgets and explains why there is more than meets the eye.

  • HEADLINES : MICHIGAN

    Detroit's Startup Revolution: How the Motor City is Driving Entrepreneurship

    by Hannah Oh | July 9, 2014

    Detroit, America’s underdog city, is quickly rising as it becomes one of the top destinations for savvy entrepreneurs and business-minded individuals around the country.

  • HEADLINES : ILLINOIS, MARYLAND, MINNESOTA, NEW HAMPSHIRE , NORTH CAROLINA

    Williams Report - July 7, 2014

    State Budget Solutions | by Bob Williams | July 7, 2014

    We hope you had a great Independence Day weekend! Join us on Twitter today by following @StateBudgets and tweeting with the hashtag #SBSBob.

  • HEADLINES : ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MAINE , MASSACHUSETTS , MICHIGAN, NEW JERSEY, NORTH CAROLINA , OKLAHOMA

    Special Edition Williams Report July 2, 2014

    State Budget Solutions | by Bob Williams | July 2, 2014

    Welcome to a special edition of the Williams Report! There has been a lot of news this week: an important U.S.Supreme Court decision on unions and the end of the fiscal year in many states have been in the headlines. Join us on Twitter today by following @StateBudgets and tweeting with the hashtag #SBSBob.

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    Blogs

  • BLOG : WEST VIRGINIA

    The Greenbrier's subsidized sport's affinity

    State Budget Solutions | by Elia Peterson | July 23, 2014

    by Jason Mercier | July 1, 2014

    UPDATED Although the U.S. Supreme Court did not rule in its Harris v. Quinn case today, as some had expected, on whether government workers must join a union, the decision does call into question the forced unionization of some Washington residents.

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    Newsrooms

  • EVENTS

    ALEC Annual Meeting

    Start Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 08:00:00 AM CST
    End Date: Friday, August 1, 2014, 06:00:00 PM CST

    SBS President Bob Williams and other members of the SBS staff will attend the 41st ALEC Annual Meeting in Dallas, Texas.

  • EVENTS : MICHIGAN

    Learning from Detroit: Hope for Cities on the Brink

    Start Date: Friday, July 18, 2014, 08:30:00 AM EST
    End Date: Friday, July 18, 2014, 10:00:00 AM EST

    Join State Budget Solutions and the Manhattan Institute for a panel discussion about how other cities on the brink of bankruptcy can learn from Detroit's experience and build upon its work engaging with citizens, entrepreneurs, and other partners. 

  • EVENTS

    Western Conservative Summit

    Start Date: Friday, July 18, 2014, 08:00:00 AM MST
    End Date: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 06:00:00 PM MST

    SBS President Bob Williams will participate in the Western Conservative Summit 2014: "America at Its Best."

  • EVENTS : MICHIGAN

    Detroit Rising

    Start Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 05:00:00 PM EST
    End Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 07:30:00 PM EST

    Join State Budget Solutions and the Manhattan Institute for a dynamic event to discuss the way forward for Detroit, the policies and people making a difference, and networking with city reformers. 

  • EVENTS : WASHINGTON

    Freedom Foundation Legacy Luncheon

    Start Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 12:00:00 PM PST
    End Date: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 02:00:00 PM PST

    SBS President Bob Williams will speak at the Freedom Foundation's Legacy Luncheon on July 17th at the Bellevue Hilton, 300 112th Ave SE Bellevue, WA 98004.