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  • Press Release: WASHINGTON

    Bob Williams: WA State making a move in the right direction by cracking down on pension padding

    Wednesday, August 21, 2013

    The day of fiscal reckoning is upon us, and pension systems gone wild are a main driver in bankrupting municipalities and states across this country.

  • Press Release: VIRGINIA

    New report explains dangers of Medicaid expansion to Virginia

    Monday, August 19, 2013

    Medicaid Expansion: The Wrong Prescription for Virginia, details how other states that have expanded Medicaid coverage did not obtain the predicted benefits. 

  • Press Release: ILLINOIS

    Day of Fiscal Reckoning is Here for Chicago

    Tuesday, August 6, 2013

    "We've shouted from the mountain top for years but Chicago officials refused to take notice - the day of fiscal reckoning is here! With an anticipated budget gap of $339 million predicted for next year, and the possibility of $1 billion in 2015, Chicagoans face a harsh reality: Mayor Emanuel and city officials must act now, to reign in spending and reform the public pension system to avoid crippling Chicago."

  • Press Release: WASHINGTON

    Washington state lawmakers need to stop talking about raising taxes and pass a budget that keeps the state government running

    Tuesday, June 25, 2013

    "There is no reason for the deadlock over the Washington state budget," said Bob Williams, President of State Budget Solutions.

  • Press Release: ARIZONA

    By expanding Medicaid, Arizona governor and legislators put politics over health of residents

    Thursday, June 13, 2013

    In what is clearly a flip-flop on the issue of expanding Medicaid, Arizona Governor Jan Brewer seems to care more about politics than the health of residents in her state.

  • Press Release: OREGON

    State Budget Solutions president says Kitzhaber "off the mark" on temporary income tax

    Wednesday, June 5, 2013

    Imposing additional taxes on economically depressed communities is never the answer.

  • Press Release: ARIZONA

    Medicaid reform, not expansion, is best for Arizona

    Thursday, May 16, 2013

    Instead of expanding a broken system, Arizona should look to proven alternatives and patient-focused reforms that lead to improved benefits and less cost for low-income Arizonians.

  • Press Release: KENTUCKY

    Is Kentucky the next Illinois?

    Thursday, May 9, 2013

    There are real pension problems mounting, and if Kentucky is not careful, they could be the next Illinois. Using 2010 market value numbers, the Bluegrass State faces a per capita unfunded liability of $10,733.

  • Press Release: ALABAMA, ALASKA, ARKANSAS, ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, COLORADO, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, HAWAII, IDAHO, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, LOUISIANA, MAINE , MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS , MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSISSIPPI, MISSOURI, MONTANA, NEBRASKA, NEW HAMPSHIRE , NEVADA, NEW JERSEY, NEW MEXICO , NEW YORK, NORTH CAROLINA , NORTH DAKOTA, OHIO, OKLAHOMA, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA, SOUTH DAKOTA, TENNESSEE, TEXAS, UTAH, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, WYOMING

    GAO Report Shows Day of Fiscal Reckoning is Near; States Must Take Swift Action

    Thursday, May 2, 2013

    We have long said that lawmakers' approaches to drafting state budgets only put states closer to the financial cliff, and the recent GAO report illustrates just how close states are to going over the edge.

  • Press Release: ALABAMA, ALASKA, ARIZONA, ARKANSAS, COLORADO, CALIFORNIA, DELAWARE, CONNECTICUT, FLORIDA, GEORGIA, HAWAII, IDAHO, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KANSAS, KENTUCKY, LOUISIANA, MAINE , MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS , MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSISSIPPI, MISSOURI, MONTANA, NEBRASKA, NEVADA, NEW HAMPSHIRE , NEW JERSEY, NEW MEXICO , NEW YORK, NORTH CAROLINA , NORTH DAKOTA, OHIO, OKLAHOMA, OREGON, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, SOUTH CAROLINA, SOUTH DAKOTA, TENNESSEE, TEXAS, UTAH, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WASHINGTON, DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, WYOMING

    States need to focus on cutting spending, not Internet tax revenues

    Monday, April 29, 2013

    Lawmakers' focus on the hope of increased internet revenue is misplaced. States need to fix their spending problems now and stop hoping that the federal government will ride in like a knight in shining armor and fix all their problems.


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