California Leads States Facing Deepening Budget Crises

Publication: NewsHour

07/01/2009 - Financial crises spread deeper at the state level today as most state governments began their new fiscal year. Some states were unable to pass budgets, while others voted on 11th-hour measures to stay afloat.


And to broaden our national picture more now, we're joined by Susan Urahn, managing director of the Pew Center on the States, a nonpartisan research group that tracks economic and budget issues at the state level.

Read the transcript and view the video California Leads States Facing Deepening Budget Crises on NewsHour's Web site.

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