Economy Jul 09

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Governors Meet in Boston as State Budget Crises Loom

The National Governors Association kicked off its annual meeting Friday in Boston. For three days, the group will tackle health reform, government efficiency, education, the environment and, of course, the economy. As these state leaders gather to discuss…

Economy Jan 08

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California’s Budget on the Brink, Again

California's budget crisis has turned another page. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger declared another budget emergency and called a special legislative session Friday morning, announcing a spending plan that would cut pay for state workers, slash services and seek help from…

As governors and state legislatures examine the economic stimulus bill President Obama plans to sign Tuesday, they are assessing whether it could help them avoid raising taxes, cutting jobs or scaling back programs to close growing budget deficits.

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