All 50 States Doing Enron Accounting

October 17, 2014: Annual reports for all 50 states contain Enron-type shenanigans. 

Just the Facts, Ma’am

In 2013, pension debt for Illinois, California, Texas, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York increased by at least four billion dollars per state

Numbers Don't Lie, People Do

Join us Monday, October 27th for our event with DePaul University's Center for Financial Services, Numbers Don't Lie, People Do.

US Published National Debt

$17,859,583,673,998.00

The Truth

$82,518,141,693,268.00

Your Share: 260,000

State Data Lab
FROM STATE DATA LAB

Just the Facts, Ma’am

In 2013, pension debt for Illinois, California, Texas, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and New York increased by at least four billion dollars per state

 

Resources

  • Financial State of the States

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

     
  • 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.

     
  • 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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