Report | Budget, Taxes, and Public Investment

Dire states—State and local budget relief needed

Briefing Paper #252

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This new paper looks at how the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act has helped state and local governments so far, and why much more is needed now to prevent large budget shortfalls and higher unemployment in the next few years.

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