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GAO predict disaster for state budgets

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This month, the Government Accountability Office released its annual report on the fiscal condition of our states. The report's title -- "State Fiscal Gap Seen Worsening" -- says it all. Every state is facing record deficits, and the GAO predicts the budget gaps for state and local governments will steadily worsen through 2060 absent any policy changes. The GAO calculated that closing the...