Better Cost Estimates, Better Budgets
State legislators need accurate and useful information about the cost of spending- and tax-related proposals to make good decisions about the proposals. Nearly all states produce some sort of cost...
We encourage states to improve their long-term planning through such tools as multi-year revenue and spending forecasts, pension oversight, and rainy day funds. We also encourage states to modernize their tax bases so they can adequately fund education, infrastructure, and other priorities to build their economies.