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?

New State Data Releases

How is your state doing financially? Click here for the latest state data. Be sure to check back if your state isn't available yet.

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.

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  • New State Financial Data

    We have begun launching this year's new state financial reports. 

    See the list here for states with new data here. 

  • 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.

  • Financial State of the Cities

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

  • 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. 

  • 2014 Financial State of the States

    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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