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Ill. Gov. Pat Quinn and candidate Bruce Rauner laid out their plans to tackle Illinois' biggest issues at the Metropolitan Planning Council's Aug. 28, 2014 Annual Luncheon. Photos by Tricia Scully. (Metropolitan Planning Council via Flickr)

Reclaiming Our State Budgets

America isn’t broke — it’s just keeping too much of our wealth in too few pockets.

March 5, 2015

Some States Retreat On Mental Health Funding

Many red states have significantly slashed their mental health budgets.

December 16, 2014

Eyeing Revenue, States Try To Predict Billionaires’ Moves

By Elaine S. Povich, WASHINGTON — The wealthiest Americans can move markets at home and abroad with their business decisions. When they sell massive quantities of stock, receive huge bonuses, or suffer crushing losses, those events also can have a significant impact on state finances, especially in small states that collect taxes on income […]

September 16, 2014