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State Data Lab

Happy Memorial Day from TIA!

Do you know when YOUR state was born?

  • New 2014 Data is here!

    Each year Truth in Accounting issues a report of the financial condition of each of the 50 states. Click here for our latest 2014 data to 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.

  • 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. 

  • State Financial Data

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

  • Denver Local Governments' Financial Condition

    What your local government is hiding: the lack of transparency in pension debt reporting in Denver area local governments


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