Contrasting Reports on State Revenues and Spending Tell Us Who’s Paying the Price for Harmful National Economic Policy

By: Saturday April 21, 2012 11:06 am

An article in today’s New York Times tells us about two new reports, one from the Rockefeller Institute (RI), the other from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP), which together tell us about the fiscal health of state and local governments.  The RI report gives us data on the amount of tax revenues [...]

House Republicans Settle on Deeper Cuts for Fiscal Year 2011

By: Friday February 11, 2011 6:29 am

Last night, the House Republican caucus held emergency meetings in the basement, only emerging late to say they reached an agreement on a spending cut plan for Fiscal Year 2011, one that would cut spending $100 billion below the Obama Administration’s 2011 request. Because Obama’s 2011 request never came to pass, however, the proper comparison [...]

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