California & New York: Do these states generate profit for each citizen?
US Published National Debt
Surplus or Debt?
Each year the Truth in Accounting staff collects data from every state's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.
Find how much you would have to pay to cover your state's bills. To determine your "Taxpayer Burden" Truth in Accounting calculated the money needed to pay your state's bills, including pensions.
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.
" ... Most states don’t make even the pension contributions required by their own backloaded and overly optimistic funding plans, often by a wide margin ..."
“The government will issue its annual Social Security and Medicare trustees report Monday at noon. ... Here are some key things to watch …”
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TIA In the News
July 28, 2014
"... Haven't been paying attention to the issue? Here's why you should ..."
July 25, 2014
“Can anything be in worse condition than unfunded government pensions? Unfortunately, yes ..."
July 23, 2014
“... There are two reasons you can just barely see the $44 million black slice. ..."