State Budgets in Big Trouble in 2010. How Bad Is it In Your State? Find Out.
Feb. 7, 2011
These states are facing budget shortfalls of immense proportions: California, Oklahoma. Arizona, Illinois, Hawaii, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, Colorado, and Michigan. (http://bit.ly/StateBudgets) Three of these are huge: California, Illinois, and New york. They have votes in Congress.
We see once again that profligacy rules in boom times, and kick-the-can reigns in worse times.
We have yet to see truly bad news. It's pretty bad today over $3 trillion in unfunded liabilities.
How bad is it in your state? Click your state's map. (Map takes a while to download.)