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The 2011 fiscal year for 46 states begins in 10 days. In many cases it is a countdown to financial doom. Despite what you may have heard from conservative sources, state and local government have ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 651 comments on Mon Jun 21, 2010 at 09:41 AM PDT with 556 Recommends
The municipal budget crisis currently striking the largest states in America is about to enter its worst phase. This NY Times article warns that as many ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 347 comments on Tue Apr 20, 2010 at 06:19 PM PDT with 249 Recommends
At the beginning of July the states each had to balance and approve their budgets for the new fiscal year. Many states barely pulled it off. Arizona passed a budget, but is it currently running with ...
by cosmic debris
Comment Count 46 comments on Tue Jul 14, 2009 at 06:20 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Unless there's a recognition of the facts on the ground for the largest state, the state with over 1/10th of the US population just within its confines, California is going to be feeling ...
by Nulwee
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Dec 13, 2008 at 09:44 AM PST with 15 Recommends
The actions of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and other elected leaders who are following his lead speak to a striking failure of leadership: We live in an economy that has undergone massive ...
by amybdean
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Feb 22, 2011 at 03:55 PM PST with 7 Recommends
Last week Florida Governor Rick Scott was named in a federal law suit on behalf of 19,000 citizens with developmental disabilities who are left without support on a waiting list. This week Scott ...
by Radical Realist
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Mar 31, 2011 at 08:45 PM PDT with 6 Recommends