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State Budget Gaps

Recent Jobs Gains Could Be 'Turning Point' For State Budget Crises

CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The best hiring stretch in five years is helping governors and legislators narrow state budget gaps after two of the toughest years...

40 States Bank On Rising Tax Revenue In 2011

AP | CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The vast majority of state governments are anticipating a rise in tax revenues this year after two years of sharp drops. Analysts cauti...