State Budget Deficit Soars

California's budget deficit has jumped to $16 billion, forcing Gov. Jerry Brown to call for even deeper cuts in state spending when he releases his revised budget plan on Monday. Brown revealed the dramatically higher...

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  • Revenue chief says W.Va. lawmakers facing funding deficit
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Revenue Secretary Bob Kiss says West Virginia lawmakers will likely have to figure out how to close a funding deficit of more than $400 million when they begin work on the state's 2017-18 budget in February. The Charleston ...
    12/7/2016 - 6:51 am | View Link
  • Rhode Island projects $112 million deficit next year
    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island budget officials are expecting a $112 million deficit next year. WPRI-TV reports ( that the House Fiscal Office said this week that the state continues to have structural budget problems.
    12/7/2016 - 4:22 am | View Link
  • View from around the state: Transportation budget not easy, but not impossible
    None of this is new. In January of 2013, a bipartisan transportation commission unanimously endorsed increases in the gasoline tax and registration fees to cope with the looming transportation budget deficit. The tax and fee increases would have amounted ...
    12/7/2016 - 2:36 am | View Link
  • Revised Law on State Budget
    state budget deficit, limits of local budget borrowings, state budget contingency, financial reserve funds, etc. The new provisions aim to ensure the unified, strict and effective management of the state budget and national financial security and conform ...
    12/6/2016 - 10:02 pm | View Link
  • State budget could bring difficult decisions, president says
    This is good news only in the sense that it could have been a lot worse due to the state’s estimated $1.7 billion budget deficit for the next biennium. The bad news is that flat funding from the state creates significant financial challenges for the UO.
    12/6/2016 - 7:56 am | View Link
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  • State Budget Deficit Estimates Jump Higher
    The estimated budget deficit for Washington state is growing for both the coming biennium and the one to follow. A major tussle looms on spending.
    12/6/2016 - 9:09 pm | View Website
  • Which States Have State Budget Deficits or Shortfalls ...
    Which States Have State Budget Deficits or Shortfalls? That Question is Harder to Answer than You’d Think Liz Malm, Senior Policy Analyst & Economist and Joe Crosby ...
    12/4/2016 - 4:44 am | View Website
  • Ranking the States by Fiscal Condition 2016 Edition ...
    Budget solvency. Can a state cover its fiscal year spending with ... High deficits and debt obligations in the forms of unfunded pensions and healthcare benefits ...
    12/2/2016 - 1:57 pm | View Website
  • California State Budget
    State of California. 2016-17 . Governor's Proposed Budget Summary Detail 2016 Five-Year Infrastructure Plan. Governor's Revised Budget Summary
    12/2/2016 - 3:20 am | View Website
  • State Debt Ranking Percent GDP for 2017
    State Debt Ranking Percent GDP. Compare state and local debt for the 50 states against state growth and population.
    12/2/2016 - 12:36 am | View Website
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