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June 30, 2020

May / June 2020

About that Budget Deficit In a chaotic period dominated by COVID response and civil unrest, action on the budget deficit drifted down lawmakers’ to-do list.   A look at the status, environment, and options for budget repair in the next special session. The Time is Now for Nowcasting A new economic

June 30, 2020

March / April 2020

March / April articles are available on line only State Employee Contracts and Budget Uncertainty At the same time COVID is bringing the state economy to its knees, state employee contracts are up for ratification requiring an uncomfortable vote.   The numbers are getting all the attention, but from