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State and Local Issues: TaxVox
State revenue forecasting has always been a complex task. Given these challenges, state forecasters tend to underestimate rather than overestimate revenues to avoid potentially severe...
July 3, 2024Lucy Dadayan
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Monumental Sports CEO Ted Leonsis, owner of the Capitals and Wizards, recently joined Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin (R) to unveil their economic development plan for...
December 16, 2023John Buhl
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
More than three years after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the shift to remote work for many office workers has put the future of...
August 22, 2023Thomas Brosy
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
States saw robust tax revenue growth in fiscal years 2021 and 2022, largely caused by federal and state policy actions. But forecasts now look much...
March 14, 2023Lucy Dadayan
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
While state budgets are recovering along with the US economy, state fiscal policymakers remain cautious about the post COVID-19 future, according to a survey by...
July 21, 2021Lucy DadayanKim S. Rueben
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
In a new analysis , the Tax Policy Center’s State and Local Finance Initiative compared governors’ fiscal year (FY) 2022 budget proposals with their state’s...
March 8, 2021Richard C. Auxier
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Congress is nowhere near an agreement on how much additional federal aid to send to state and local governments. It’s been a worrying situation for months. Now, we should be alarmed.
August 5, 2020Renu Zaretsky
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
The 50 states are diverse, but in the COVID-19 pandemic era, they share a key challenge: An economic and fiscal crisis of a size and...
May 27, 2020Richard C. Auxier
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
The US Supreme Court’s decision to leave a US citizenship question off the 2020 Census ( for now ) has focused unusual attention on the...
June 27, 2019Tracy Gordon
State and Local Issues: TaxVox
Whenever the federal government goes completely nuts , it can be comforting to remember the United States is a highly decentralized country . Fifty states...
January 25, 2019Tracy Gordon