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Liz Farmer

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Public Finance Writer — GOVERNING
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Public finance writer for Governing Magazine by day. Sports nut 24/7. But please note opinions expressed here are my own! (You can't have them.)

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Biography

Liz Farmer is GOVERNING Magazine's public finance reporter covering state and local budgets, tax policy, pensions and all other sorts of money-related topics that keep our local governments ticking.

Her writing is the driving force behind GOVERNING's landmark series, Finance 101, which seeks to ...

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Turns out most people don't pay down property taxes with their monthly mortgage. But if they did, the tax might not get such a bad rap.  http://www.governing.com/week-in-finance/gov-finance-roundup-feds-revisit-payday-loan-rules-marijuana-banks.html 
If Congress doesn't strike a CHIP deal this month, AZ, CT, FL, HI, LA, MN, NV, NY, OH, WA -- plus D.C. -- are expected to run out of money to fund it. #shutdown  http://www.governing.com/topics/health-human-services/gov-chip-congress-shutdown-states.html 
Legal pot businesses have to deal largely in cash. That's a problem and here's what state AGs are asking Congress to do about it:  http://www.governing.com/week-in-finance/gov-finance-roundup-feds-revisit-payday-loan-rules-marijuana-banks.html 
Q: What if everybody paid their property taxes with a monthly auto-withdrawal? A: People might not hate them so much:  http://www.governing.com/week-in-finance/gov-finance-roundup-feds-revisit-payday-loan-rules-marijuana-banks.html 
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Awards

Jesse H. Neal Award

2016 - Best Profile
The Jesse H. Neal Awards are the most prestigious editorial honors in the field of specialized journalism. Named after Jesse H. Neal, the first managing director of Connectiv, the Neal Awards were established in 1955 to recognize and reward editorial excellence in business media. Award-winning content reports on major industry issues of the time. Neal winners have exposed corruption and conflicts of interest and brought attention to major new trends, brilliant leadership, innovative tactics, and key developments in global businesses.