Resources

State Reports

Truth in Accounting has completed extensive analyses of the financial condition of all 50 states. The reports, as well as accompanying documents can be found below.

Financial State of the States

Truth in Accounting's nationwide analysis of state government financial information. This comprehensive analysis of the 50 states’ finances includes the most up-to-date state finance and pension data, trends across the states, and key findings on a consistent basis since fiscal year 2009. 

2018 Financial State of the States Report

2017 Financial State of the States Report

2016 Financial State of the States Report

2015 Financial State of the States Report

2014 Financial State of the States Report

2013 Financial State of the States Report

2012 Financial State of the States Report

2011 Financial State of the States Report

2010 Financial State of the States Report

Financial Transparency Score Report

Report that scores each state government based on how transparent they are to the public about their finances.

2018 Financial Transparency Score

State Budget Reports

The Truth About Balanced Budgets A Fifty State Study

Illinois budget transparency project