U.S. state governments are facing budgetary shortfalls that threaten important public services and state employee pensions. From New York to Texas to California, states across the country must deal with revenue and spending imbalances, forcing governments to make hard choices on how to meet basic needs. Brookings experts examine the problems and offer recommendations on how states can close their budget gaps.
States Engaging in Fiscal Madness
March 18, 2014, Henry J. Aaron
Henry Aaron explains that the states choosing to opt out of the Affordable Care Act's Medicaid expansion will not save money but could in fact lose billions each year.
U.S. Economic Performance
U.S. States and Territories
U.S. Budget Deficit
February 26, 2014, Patrick McGuinn, Patten Priestley Mahler, Matthew M. Chingos and Grover J. "Russ" Whitehurst
February 26, 2014, Fred Dews
February 26, 2014
February 25, 2014, Fred Dews
January 30, 2014
Opinion | The Boston Globe
January 5, 2014, Robert C. Pozen
December 26, 2013, Fred Dews
December 13, 2013
December 13, 2013, Benjamin H. Harris
November 26, 2013
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