States' Budget Woes Threaten Broad Economic Recovery

Publication: NewsHour


11/11/2009 - The Pew Center on the States pinpoints several key factors: high foreclosure rates, growing unemployment and loss of revenues brought on by the national recession, poor money management and resistance to new taxes from state lawmakers and voters. To tell us more about what's happening, we turn to the report's lead author, Susan Urahn, managing director of the Pew Center on States, and, from Nevada, Jon Ralston, columnist for The Las Vegas Sun.

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