People of Northwest Public Radio
Tue July 17, 2012
States Make Tough Calls To Close Budget Gaps
Originally published on Tue July 17, 2012 11:30 am
Over half of U.S. states will have to close a combined budget gap of 55 billion dollars, according to a report by the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities in the 2013 fiscal year. To avoid raising taxes, most states are implementing continued cuts to deal with budget shortfalls.