May 12, 2004

PASSING DOWN THE DEFICIT:
FEDERAL POLICIES CONTRIBUTE TO THE SEVERITY OF THE STATE FISCAL CRISIS

By Iris J. Lav and

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Georgia Massachusetts New York Texas  

 

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