Revenue and Spending

With research that compares and contrasts the 50 states, we take a close look at states under financial stress and identify policy options, like pension reform, that can help states find their fiscal footing.

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The Debt Ceiling Debate: How a Federal Default Could Impact Cities and States 
A potential default by the federal government could present serious challenges to states and cities. Shaken investor confidence could disrupt the municipal bond market, and delayed payments by the federal government may exacerbate the existing fiscal challenges faced by states and localities.

July 2011 | States' Fiscal Health | Full Report (Adobe PDF)

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