Find all of the most recent fiscal and economic data on your state, and the 49 others, in our State Fact Sheets for the month of June.
With a growing deficit and national debt in Washington, it is easy to lose sight of how the state’s are fairing.
For years the U.S. has had an unfortunate habit of spending far more than we can afford, sending us trillions into debt. Some have suggested we should tax our way out of it. Before Tax Day 2012, we go beyond the question of whether we should, and ask a more important question: can we?