New report shows Pennsylvania’s pensions are doomed

April 27, 2017 | ValueWalk

Pennsylvania tax burden for everyone has doubled since 2009. Nevertheless, there is no clearing in sight.

More bad marks for Pennsylvania finances

April 25, 2017 | Philly.com

Our taxpayer burden has more than doubled since 2009, contributing to an overall low-down national ranking of 38th among states.

Don’t count on that government pension

April 24, 2017 | The Huffington Post

Millions of Americans are expecting to receive a pension from the city or state that employs them.

Can Illinois handle the truth?

April 21, 2017 | Champaign-Urbana News Gazette

Everyone who's paying attention knows that Illinois' finances are in terrible shape. But, really, how bad are they?

Chicago's Morning Answer - Sheila Weinberg - April 14, 2017

April 20, 2017 | AM 560 - The Answer

Watch and hear audio from Sheila's radio interview on our latest Illinois finance report.

Pennsylvania is in worse financial shape than we thought

April 20, 2017 | Lancaster Online (Pennsylvania)

in a new analysis this week, Pennsylvania gets a D for fiscal management; it has a financial hole so deep that paying it off would cost each taxpayer $16,800.

Congress must scrutinize nation’s fiscal health

April 20, 2017 | San Antonio Express-News (Texas)

To help keep their eye on the ball, Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Laredo, is backing legislation that would increase congressional scrutiny of the government’s fiscal health.

Comparing Virginia’s tax burden to other states

April 19, 2017 | WVTF Public Radio (Virginia)

Yes it’s true the Virginia General Assembly is required to pass a balanced budget.

Report: Each Illinois household on the hook for $50,000 because of state’s debt

April 19, 2017 | Illinois News Network

Illinoisans might now owe state government nearly $5,000 more this year than last.

Illinois’ financial state staggering as taxpayer burden spikes

April 17, 2017 | Reboot Illinois

By Madeleine Doubek, includes “Illinois’ debt is so staggering that it was given an “F” grade in a new analysis from Truth in Accounting, the Chicago-based government financial think tank. …”

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