IL, CA, TX, PA, MA, NY Dug Deeper Pension Holes in 2013

Illinois, California, Texas, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York have higher pension debt in 2013.

KY, NY, CA and MI Far from the Sun in 2013

Kentucky, New York, California, and Michigan come close to the worst ‘Sinkhole States” as of fiscal year-end 2013.

2013 Financial State of the State report

Truth in Accounting (TIA), an economic think tank based in Chicago, will release the FY 2013 Financial State of the States report, an in-depth study of each state’s financial condition for fiscal year 2013.

US Published National Debt


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Your Share: 258,894.12

State Data Lab

Oregon, Idaho, Indiana and Florida Nearly “Sunshine States” in 2013

Oregon, Idaho, Indiana, and Florida are near to becoming “Sunshine States” as of fiscal year-end 2013. 



  • Financial State of the States

    Each year Truth in Accounting isssues a report of the financial condition of each of the 50 states. See how your state is doing.

  • State Financial Data

    Each year the Truth in Accounting staff collects data from every state's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

  • The Municipal Debt Crisis

    A thorough study of 518 taxing entities in Cook County, including Chicago.  This June 2013 report was coauthored by John Nothdurft, the Heartland Institute, and Sheila Weinberg, CEO of TIA.


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