Pew's states’ fiscal health initiative provides data, analysis, and guidance to help states navigate their fiscal challenges and identify and understand potential policy approaches.
We examine key trends in state economies and budgets, and research and advance promising approaches to managing volatile state finances in an era of heightened uncertainty. Explore news about our work below.
Detroit's bankruptcy has added urgency to the discussion of how state and local governments should respond when a municipality faces financial distress. Read More
A report released today by The Pew Charitable Trusts illustrates how states can save enough during economic boom years to better weather future recessions. Read More
Governors from across the nation will convene in Washington, Feb. 21-24, in hopes of finding solutions to the tough economic problems confronting their states. Read More