Items tagged with "State and Local"

Forbes Article “The Four Letters Transforming the Municipal Bond Market and Govt Financing”

Barnet Sherman of Neighborly authors “The Four Letters Transforming the Municipal Bond Market and Government Financing”  in Forbes on XBRL for municipal reporting. Read the article.    


XBRL US Submits Comment Letter RE: SEC Municipal Conference

XBRL US submitted a comment letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) related to their December 6, 2018 conference, The Road Ahead: Municipal Securities Disclosures in an Evolving Market. Our letter explained the work of the XBRL US State & Local Working Group to develop financial data standards for municipal reporting and urged the […more]


Fix state & local government reporting. Here’s how.

State CAFRs and Annual Financial Reports in standardized, computer-readable format will improve the ability to collect, aggregate, and analyze data, giving investors and policymakers the ability to make more timely, better decisions, while reducing the cost of data collection and analysis.


State & Local Government – Effective Reporting through XBRL Financial Data Standards

2:00 PM EDT Wednesday, January 23, 2019
XBRL US Webinar
Register for FREE Webinar

Attend this one-hour session to learn how financial data standards can improve the efficiency of state and local government data processing.


Financial Revolutionist Article on Standards for Municipal Market Disruption

On October 5, Marc Joffe of the Reason Foundation published an article on Financial Reporting Standards Can Foster Municipal Market Disruption  in the Financial Revolutionist. Below is an excerpt from the article: “While fintech start-ups are disrupting many financial markets, the US municipal bond market has been largely left behind. As a result, the $3.9-trillion muni […more]


The coming data revolution in public finance.

Axios Advisors’ Triet Nguyen published an article on how financial data standards can impact municipal reporting: The “stodgy” municipal market is on the verge of a Big Data revolution, driven by rising support for adoption of iXBRL, a machine-readable financial reporting standard, and an increasing need for ESG-related data. Read the full article.


Reason Foundation Article on XBRL US State & Local Govt Initiative

On August 17, Marc Joffe of the Reason Foundation published an article on Making Government Documents Searchable and Machine-Readable to Improve Transparency and Accountability which states: “In Florida, and nationally, Reason Foundation is working to improve the accounting transparency of state and local governments by seeking the mandatory disclosure of government financial documents in a machine-readable […more]


XBRL US State & Local Govt Working Group Sends Comment Letter to SEC Investor Advisory Committee

XBRL US State and Local Disclosure Modernization Working Group formed to use standards to improve government financial transparency, enhance the efficiency of the municipal bond market, and aid efforts to streamline regulatory reporting, including grant reporting.


XBRL US Forms State and Local Government Disclosure Modernization Working Group

XBRL US State and Local Disclosure Modernization Working Group formed to use standards to improve government financial transparency, enhance the efficiency of the municipal bond market, and aid efforts to streamline regulatory reporting, including grant reporting.