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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