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A Brief Overview of State Fiscal Conditions and the Effects of Federal Policies on State Budgets
John Springer
Revised 12/30/03
40K-HTML, 29K-PDF, 5pp.

Projected State Budget Deficits for Fiscal Year 2005 Continue to Threaten Public Services
Nicholas Johnson
Revised 12/22/03
57-HTML, 43K-PDF, 4pp.

Federal Policies Contribute to the Severity of the State Fiscal Crisis
Iris Lav
Revised 12/3/03
67K-HTML, 65K-PDF, 13pp.

State Revenues Have Fallen Dramatically; Tax Increases So Far Have Failed to Fill the Gap
Nicholas Johnson, Jennifer Schiess and Joseph Llobrera
Revised 11/25/03
301K-HTML, 102K-PDF, 19pp.

Fiscal Crisis is Shrinking State Budgets
Elizabeth McNichol
200K-HTML, 53K-PDF, 10pp.

Making the Internet Tax Freedom Act Permanent in the Form Currently Proposed Would Lead to a Substantial Revenue Loss for States and Localities
Michael Mazerov
27K-HTML, 146K-PDF, 34pp.

Did States Spend Their Way Into The Current Fiscal Crisis?
John Springer
Revised 8/1/03
14K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

New Health Savings Security Accounts Could Reduce State Revenues By Up To $30 Billion Over The Next Ten Years
Iris J. Lav and Andrew Lee
25K-HTML, 62K-PDF, 11pp.

Expanding Sales Taxation Of Services: Options And Issues
Michael Mazerov
Revised 6/19/03
Full Report: 314K-PDF, 63pp.
Summary: 228K-HTML, 93K-PDF, 20pp.

Using Income Taxes To Address State Budget Shortfalls
Elizabeth C. McNichol
Revised 6/13/03
310K-HTML, 56K-PDF, 11p.

Federal Tax Changes Likely To Cost States Billions Of Dollars In Coming Years
Nicholas Johnson
Revised 6/5/03
90K-HTML, 38K-PDF, 7pp.

State Fiscal Relief Provides An Opportunity To Safeguard Medicaid Budgets
Leighton Ku
223K-HTML, 41K-PDF, 6pp.

Closing Three Common Corporate Income Tax Loopholes Could Raise Additional Revenue for Many States
Michael Mazerov
Revised 5/23/03
45K-HTML, 134K-PDF, 23pp.

State Tax Increases are Necessary to Preserve Basic Services: Background on Options Available to States
17K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 2pp.

Proposed Federal Tax Changes Likely To Cost States Billions Of Dollars In Coming Years
Nicholas Johnson
108K-HTML, 42K-PDF, 8pp.

Many States Could Avoid An Unnecessary Revenue Loss During The Current Fiscal Crisis By Disallowing Business Operating Loss Carrybacks
Michael Mazerov
45K-HTML, 46K-PDF, 8pp.

Press Release: Fiscal Crisis Shows Need To Improve State Reserve Fund Policies
14K-HTML, 27K-PDF, 1pp.

Heavy Weather: Are State Rainy Day Funds Working?
Bob Zahradnik and Rose Ribeiro
Revised 5/13/03
17K-HTML, 96K-PDF, 23pp.

Did States Spend Their Way Into The Current Fiscal Crisis?
John Springer
14K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

Severe State Fiscal Crisis May Be Worsening
Nicholas Johnson and Rose Ribeiro
17K-HTML, 24K-PDF, 2pp.

States Could Lose $8 Billion To $11 Billion Over Ten Years As A Result Of Senate Finance Committee Proposal
Iris J. Lav and Nicholas Johnson
53K-HTML, 25K-PDF, 2pp.

States Could Lose Up To $8 Billion During Current Fiscal Crisis As A Result Of Senate Finance Committee Proposal
Iris Lav
Revised 5/6/03
16K-HTML, 26K-PDF, 3pp.

How Much Would a State Earned Income Tax Credit Cost?
183K-HTML, 58K-PDF, 4pp.

The State Fiscal Crisis: Extent, Causes, And Responses
Liz McNichol
62K-HTML, 94K-PDF, 17pp.

State Income Tax Burdens on Low-Income Families in 2002
Nicholas Johnson, Bob Zahradnik, and Joseph Llobrera
Summary: 13K-HTML, Full Report: 145K-PDF, 18pp.
State Fact Sheets: 14 States

The State Fiscal Crisis Was Not Caused By Overspending
Elizabeth McNichol
29K-HTML, 32K-PDF, 5pp.

Many Governors Are Proposing Tax Increases And Other Revenue Measures: Increases Are Necessary to Protect Basic Services
Nicholas Johnson
Revised 3/31/03
31K-HTML, 60K-PDF, 6pp.

Proposed State Medicaid Cuts Would Jeopardize Health Insurance Coverage For 1.7 Million People: An Update
Melanie Nathanson and Leighton Ku
81K-HTM, 100K-PDF, 17pp.

States are Making Deep Budget Cuts in Response to the Fiscal Crisis
Nicholas Johnson, Iris J. Lav, and Rose Ribeiro
Revised 3/20/03
30K-HTM, 32K-PDF, 5pp.

How States Are Retaining A State Estate Tax: Legislative Language Used
Liz McNichol
27K-HTML, 31K-PDF, 5pp.

A HAND UP: How State Earned Income Tax Credits Help Working Families Escape Poverty in 2003
Nicholas Johnson, Joseph Llobrera, and Bob Zahradnik
75K-HTML, 184K-PDF, 7pp.

Fact Sheet: President's Claim Of Nine Percent Increase In Aid To States Is Highly Misleading
Richard Kogan and Iris J. Lav
12K-HTML, 65K-PDF, 1pp.

President's Claim Of Nine Percent Increase In Aid To States Is Highly Misleading
Richard Kogan and Iris J. Lav
47K-HTML, 48K-PDF, 4pp.

The State Fiscal Crisis is Impeding Economic Growth: Federal Aid to States Would be Most Effective Stimulus
Iris J. Lav
26K-HTML, 43K-PDF, 4pp.

The Bush Administration's Medicaid Proposal Would Shift Risks And Costs To States
Melanie Nathanson and Iris J. Lav
18K-HTML, 54K-PDF, 3pp.

States Can Avert the Loss of Revenue from Federal Estate Tax Repeal
John Springer
14K-HTML, 48K-PDF, 2pp.

Is the State Fiscal Crisis Real?
Nicholas Johnson
Revised 2/6/03
19K-HTML, 81K-PDF, 4pp.

President's Tax Proposals Would Reduce State Revenues by $64 Billion over 10 Years
Iris J. Lav
Revised 2/4/03
10K-HTML, 18K-PDF, 2pp.

Why States Should Act Now to Preserve Their Estate and Inheritance Taxes
Elizabeth McNichol and Joseph Llobrera
Revised 2/4/03
16K-HTML, 62K-PDF, 10pp.

States Can Retain Their Estate Taxes Even as the Federal Estate Tax Is Phased Out
Elizabeth C. McNichol, Iris J. Lav and Joseph Llobrera
Revised 2/4/03
Summary: 9K-HTML
Full Report: 116K-PDF, 26pp.

Bush "Growth Plan" Would Worsen State Budget Crises
Iris J. Lav
Revised 1/30/03
43K-HTML, 54K-PDF, 9pp.

State Budget Deficits for Fiscal Year 2004 are Huge and Growing
Iris J. Lav and Nicholas Johnson
Revised 1/23/03
102K-HTML, 31K-PDF, 4pp.

States Would Lose Under Administration "Growth Plan"
John Springer
10K-HTML, 17K-PDF, 1pp.

Which States Tax the Sale Of Food For Home Consumption In 2003?
Nicholas Johnson
11K-HTML, 22K-PDF, 1pp.