State Budgets

Gov. Ricketts in the Hill: Congress Should Reject State Bailouts

Governor Pete Ricketts was featured in The Hill for his latest on how “Congress Should Reject State Bailouts

“What is our secret in fiscally responsible states like Nebraska that help us avoid this federal dependency? We don’t spend money we don’t have. In many states, however, government gets in the way of prosperity and innovation by accumulating massive amounts of debt and unfunded liabilities — costs future generations of taxpayers will shoulder.”

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In Depth: State Budgets

Smart budgeting is vital to a state’s financial health. The ALEC State Budget Reform Toolkit offers more than 20 policy ideas for addressing today’s shortfalls in a forthright manner, without resorting to budget gimmicks or damaging tax increases. One way to stabilize budgets over time is to embrace…

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