Magazine

Table: The Drain on State Coffers


ENERGY

Oil- and gas-producing states, such as Alaska and Louisiana, have been pocketing a windfall. But stabilizing crude prices could mean falling revenues.

HEALTH CARE

Double-digit hikes in drug spending and overall medical costs are socking it to budgets across the country; Texas and Ohio have been hard hit.

WELFARE

The slowdown could push many workers and their families back onto public assistance, particularly in hard-hit industrial states like Ohio and Wisconsin.

EDUCATION

States with booming populations, such as Florida and Colorado, have little choice but to keep boosting spending on K-12 programs.


American Apparel's Future
LIMITED-TIME OFFER SUBSCRIBE NOW

(enter your email)
(enter up to 5 email addresses, separated by commas)

Max 250 characters

 
blog comments powered by Disqus