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    • Stateline Story
    December 10, 2001
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    State budget woes are a drag. That's the message governors and state legislators are sending to Congress and the President as debate rages over an economic stimulus package. more

    • Stateline Story
    November 26, 2001
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    Democrat Jim McGreevey had been New Jersey's governor-elect less than 24 hours before he used a post-election news conference Nov. 7 to call on Republicans who remain in control of state government through January to stop spending money and freeze discretionary programs. more

    • Stateline Story
    November 7, 2001
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    For the first time in at least ten years, state revenues recorded a quarterly drop from one year to the next, according to a report released Wednesday (11/7) by the Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government. more

    • Stateline Story
    November 1, 2001
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    Just three months into the current fiscal year, nearly every state government is reaping less tax revenue than predicted, leading over two dozen states to mull cuts to programs and services, according to a report released Thursday (11/1) by the National Conference of State Legislatures. more

    • Stateline Story
    October 30, 2001
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    Economic belt-tightening has slowed down the level of wage increases in most states, leaving fewer dollars for tax-collecting state governments that are already feeling the pinch. more

    • Stateline Story
    October 29, 2001
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    The nation's governors appear to be sending mixed messages to congressional leaders as they weigh various proposals to stimulate the economy, including more tax cuts. more

    • Stateline Story
    October 25, 2001
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    Legislators in six states have returned to their state capitols or plan to do so soon to fill rapidly growing budget holes. more

    • Stateline Story
    October 22, 2001
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    The slowing U.S. economy is shrinking the budgets of at least 40 states, and about two dozen of them have frozen spending or cut program to plug the gaps, according to the National Conference of State Legislatures and data compiled by Stateline.org. Ohio is a good example of the problem, the possible solutions, and the political fears that prompt state legislators to rule out certain fixes. more

    • Stateline Story
    October 12, 2001
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    Economic fallout from the terrorist attacks of September 11, as well as a general slowing of the economy, is starting to be reflected in state coffers, according to a first-of-its-kind Stateline.org survey of the fifty states. more

    • Stateline Story
    September 14, 2001
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    Already beset by a slowing national economy and lagging tax collections, states across the country will be watching the economy closely over the next few weeks for signs of fallout from the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. "The question will be what this does to the national economy, because it is the national economy that drives state revenues," said Arturo Perez, senior fiscal analyst for the National Conference of State Legislatures. more

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