budget cuts

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Budget Cuts and IOUs: What’s Squeezing States?

The Great Recession has shoved state governments over the fiscal edge. But what brought states to that edge in the first place?

A Tiny Tax, A Really Big Return

America’s states, says a new Center on Budget and Policy Priorities report, have a remarkably easy-to-administer alternative that can help avoid devastating budget cuts without putting any real pain on anyone. That alternative: tax the rich!