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Our eleventh annual Financial State of the States report. This analysis surveys the fiscal health of the 50 states prior to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
Click here to view our report on the nation's fiscal health before the coronavirus pandemic hit.
Our fourth annual report on the financial condition of the nation's 75 largest cities.
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January 13, 2021
Truth in Accounting actually had to recalibrate the debt clock on its website to spin faster.
January 12, 2021
Truth in Accounting … About Youtuber … To educate and empower citizens with understandable, reliable, and transparent government financial information.
January 11, 2021
My good government reform colleagues at Truth in Accounting, a small Chicago-based non-profit, point to another little-known factor that deserves consideration and remediation
January 21, 2021
The massive federal spending bill Congress passed this week has lots of spending for Illinois, just not to cover the state’s budget deficit.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Springfield, said the $900 billion stimulus bill that passed Congress late Monday has a lot of spending, just not for state and local government budget deficits. But there are a lot of funds for government services like public schools and more.
January 21, 2021
Investors are hanging on to bonds that protect against inflation even as they sell other U.S. government debt, a sign many trust the Federal Reserve to hold interest rates steady even if the economy picks up steam.
January 5, 2021
World economies were hit hard by Covid-19. The effects have been especially severe in underdeveloped countries, where economies are weaker and healthcare infrastructure is more limited.
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