States & Localities Need to Balance Their Budgets

Journal of Government Financial Management  |  April 19, 2022

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"States and cities were not ready for surprises, much less something on the scale of COVID-19. The problem is that economic crises, as defined by recessions, are no longer  unexpected. … they routinely occur every seven to 10 years. Balanced budget requirements are clearly not working, and they are leaving state and local governments financially vulnerable in these crises." Sheila's note: AGA will allow us to post the full piece on our website on July 1."

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