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State Net Capitol Journal – August 24, 2015; Breakthrough on North Carolina Budget
Posted on 24 Aug 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes Breakthrough on NC Budget North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) and legislative leaders have finally agreed to spend $21.74 billion this fiscal year. The state has been operating without a budget - running on continuing resolutions... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – August 4, 2014; States Backing IRA-Style Plans For Workers Without Retirement Accounts
Posted on 4 Aug 2014 by State Net

Budget & Taxes STATES BACKING IRA-STYLE PLANS FOR WORKERS WITHOUT RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS: Inspired by his Aunt Francisca — who spent much of her 74-plus years cleaning houses for people whose retirements were well-provided for but who had only... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – February 22, 2016; Oil Price Collapse Pressures State Budgets
Posted on 22 Feb 2016 by State Net

Budget & Taxes Oil Price Collapse Pressures State Budgets The collapse of oil prices is taking a toll on energy-producing states. As job losses mount in the nation’s oil patch, depressed oil and commodity prices are having a ripple effect... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – April 20, 2015; States Getting Worse At Revenue Forecasting
Posted on 20 Apr 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes States Getting Worse At Revenue Forecasting States have gotten worse at forecasting revenues over the past three decades, according to a new report from the Pew Charitable Trusts and the Rockefeller Institute of Government at... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – June 8, 2015; New Rules Could Swell States' Unfunded Liabilities
Posted on 8 Jun 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes New Rules Could Swell States' Unfunded Liabilities According to a report last year from bond-rating company Standard & Poor’s, states have $529.8 billion in unfunded liabilities for health care and other benefits... Read More

State Net Capitol Journal – May 18, 2015; Pension Reforms Struck Down In States
Posted on 18 May 2015 by State Net

Budget & Taxes Pension Reforms Struck Down In States Twice in two weeks courts have rejected state pension reform laws. On April 30, Oregon’s Supreme Court ruled that the reductions the state made to cost-of-living adjustments in 2013... Read More