Spotlight on the States

Jul 25, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Online Sales Tax Debate Heats Up

Last week, our "Spotlight on the States" blog post highlighted structural challenges for the states, one of them being an eroding sales tax...
Jul 18, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Spotlight on the States: Structural Challenges

The State Budget Crisis Task Force -- a group of budget experts including the likes of former CBO and OMB director Alice Rivlin, former Federal...
Feb 28, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Not Out of the Woods Yet: State Fiscal Issues in FY 2013

Last year, our Spotlight on the States series highlighted many contentious battles to eliminate budget shortfalls in state capitals across the...
Jan 23, 2012 | Blog Paper Press Release

Spotlight on the States: Public Pension Reform

Continuing their efforts to close budget gaps, states across the country have looked to public pension reform as part of a possible solution. Among...
Dec 6, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Spotlight on the States: Internet Sales Tax

Breaking from traditional posts in our Spotlight on the States series, this blog focuses not on one state's budget, but on an issue that directly...
Oct 13, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Spotlight on the States: New Jersey

With federal budget news in a bit of a holding pattern until next month, we return to our Spotlight on the States blog series with a discussion of...
Jul 22, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Spotlight on the States: Federal Default Edition

Pew's Center on the States has an interesting new report with a different angle on how breaking through the debt ceiling and defaulting would affect...
May 19, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Spotlight on the States: Ohio

Taking a break from all the recent developments in the budget and fiscal policy world, we take a quick turn to our Spotlight on the States blog...
Apr 4, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release

Spotlight on the States: Connecticut

The next state we turn to in our Spotlight on the States series is Connecticut – a small state that’s had some pretty big budget problems. Many...
Mar 25, 2011 | Blog Paper Press Release | Taxes

Spotlight on the States: Minnesota

In this installment of our Spotlight on the States blog series, focused on Minnesota, we take a slightly different look at the state's fiscal...

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