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Beyond California: States in Fiscal Peril

November 11, 2009

Analyzes the causes of fiscal stress in nine states facing issues similar to California's: high foreclosure rates, increasing joblessness, loss of state revenues, large budget gaps, legal obstacles to balanced budgets, and poor money management practices.

State of the States 2009

January 13, 2009

Highlights state election results and policy developments in 2008 and projects trends for 2009. Considers how the recession and the new administration's policies may affect states on energy, education, Medicaid, the social safety net, and other issues.

State of the States 2006

January 1, 2006

Summarizes major state policy developments in 2005, and projects likely trends for 2006. Focuses on public education, affordable health care, aging, taxes, homeland security, immigration, and energy. Profiles newly elected governors.