Our very own Blues Brothers search for the CAFR!

Our Director of Research goes out to see if the Chicago Annual Financial Report is released on the promised day. Will he have any luck? Find out here!

2014 pension data is now available

Our Pension Database now includes 2014 data! To compare and contrast your state's pension data from 2014-2016, click here.

New State Data is Available

2016 financial reports are now available for nearly all 50 states. Click here to see if your state's data is currently available!

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  • Financial State of the States reports

    Each September, we launch our Financial State of the States report, which analyzes the finances of all 50 states. See our reports from 2009 - present. 

  • Bill's Blog

    Bill Bergman serves as TIA's Director of Research. He is responsible for managing TIA's federal project and State Data Lab's data base.  Bergman spent 13 years as an economist and policy analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

  • Financial State of the Cities

    We analyzed the financial conditions of the 50 largest US cities. See how they rank here

  • The Federal Project

    Our Federal Project explores various aspects of government financial reporting, and will examine a different theme each month for the next year. 

  • Financial State of the States 2015

    Each year Truth in Accounting issues a report of the financial condition of each of the 50 states. Click here for our latest 2015 data to see how your state is doing.

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