Fiscal Cliff: What Cities are Saying


US Cities Brace for Looming Fiscal Cliff (Voice of America, 12/17/12)

Wichita's finances affected by state actions, 'fiscal cliff' (Wichita Eagle, 12/15/12)

Report: Fiscal cliff could "wreck" city and state budgets (The Allentown Morning Call, 12/14/12)

'Fiscal cliff' threatens local governments (American City and County, 12/14/12)

Low-profile fiscal cliff issue could undermine cities, counties (Daytona Beach News-Journal, 12/12/12)

Fiscal cliff games (Lancaster Intelligencer Journal, 12/11/12)

As 'fiscal cliff' looms, city leaders look at possible impact (AM New York, 12/10/12)

Fiscal Cliff Could Put Cash-Strapped Cities At Risk (Huffington Post, 12/9/12)

Local mayors discuss fiscal cliff (Lehigh Valley News, 12/9/12)

Neighborhood aid, cheap money for local projects threatened by 'fiscal cliff' (The State, 12/9/12)

What city has at stake in 'cliff' talks (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12/8/12)

Council passes resolution urging agreement before fiscal cliff (Enterprise Southeast Sun, 12/8/12)

City fights budget woes (Yale Daily News, 12/7/12)

Here are the cuts that are killing our communities (, 12/6/12)

Fiscal Cliff: Full Coverage of State, Local Impact (Governing Magazine, 12/4/12)

How the Fiscal Cliff Could Impact Long Beach (Long Beach Business Journal, 12/4/12)

What the Fiscal Cliff Means for State and Local Budgets (Governing Magazine, 12/3/12)

Economist: Local growth could hinge on federal spending cuts (Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, 12/3/12)

Fiscal cliff deadline approaches; cities, residents await decision (Farmington Daily Times, 12/2/12)

What word is on Cowtown's mind? 'Sequestration,' of course (Ft. Worth Star-Telegram, 12/1/12)


Congress: Don't let the locals fall off the cliff (Denver Post, 11/29/12)

The Cliff and the City (City Journal, 11/28/12)

Sequestration Worries Local Lawmakers, Economic Experts (Alexandria Times, 11/20/12)

States and cities fear the crush of the "fiscal cliff" (CBS News, 11/16/12)

Mayors Lobby Congress on Fiscal Cliff Concerns (Governing Magazine, 11/15/12)

Alexandria City Council Stares Down Sequestration Threat (Alexandria Times, 11/13/12)

Emanuel Confident Compromise Will Be Reached To Avoid 'Fiscal Cliff' (CBS Chicago, 11/13/12)

City government should brace for coming fiscal cliff (San Francisco Examiner, 11/9/12)

How locals see the fiscal cliff (Philadelphia Inquirer, 11/9/12)

Region leaders hoping for federal spending cuts compromise (Washington Examiner, 11/8/12)

Local Governments Worry About Going Over Fiscal Cliff (Vermont Public Radio, 11/8/12)

Don't Forget, Local Governments Are Facing a Fiscal Crisis of Their Own (The Atlantic Cities, 11/7/12)


City Officials Warn Of Consequences If Federal Government Goes Over 'Fiscal Cliff' (CBS Philadephia, 10/19/12)

Mayors see sequester cutting schools, roads, jobs (POLITICO, 10/17/12)

Sequestration threat leads Mayor Vincent Gray to freeze hiring, travel (Washington Business Journal, 10/12/12)

Mayors, Littlefield call on Congress to intervene in impending sequestration process (, 10/1/12)

Military Communities Brace for Sequestration Cuts (Governing, 10/11/12)


Sequestration could hit localities (The Virginia Gazette, 9/28/12)

Council warns of job losses from federal cuts (The Beach Reporter, 9/27/12)

The Budget Game and the Stakes for Cities (Next American City, 9/19/12)