State Reports

Financial State of the States

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. 

2022 Financial State of the States Report

Previous Financial State of the States Reports

Financial Transparency Score Report

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

2022 Financial Transparency Score

Previous Financial Transparency Score Reports

State Financial Reports

Links to each state's audited Annual Comprehensive Financial Report (ACFR)

State Budget Reports

The Truth About Balanced Budgets A Fifty State Study

Illinois budget transparency project