New Financial State of the States report is out!

Our annual Financial State of the States report is out. In it, we rank the 50 states for financial health. Where does your state stand? Find out here. 

Do union states' residents vote in higher numbers?

Voter registration and turnout are more crucial now than ever to guarantee a healthy democracy. Do public sector employees involved in labor unions vote in higher numbers?

Does a state's debt influence its sales tax rate?

Do higher sales tax rates give states the financial assets they need to pay their bills? Let’s turn to Truth in Accounting’s State Data Lab to find out.

US Published National Debt

$19,482,000,745,209

The Truth

$87,096,320,152,975

Your Share: $272,000

 
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    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.

     
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    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.

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

     
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  • 2014 Financial State of the States

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