Budgets and Fiscal Policy

Our work in selected areas of government spending and budgets -- through the lenses of efficiency, transparency, and accountability.

June 28, 2022

A Special Session Hail Mary?

The Governor's enhanced rebate proposal raised the possibility of a special session focused on expanded tax relief.   The numbers are accommodating but high inflation presents an economic and budget forecasting environment just as challenging as was experienced during the heart of the pandemic.

April 20, 2022

Four Questions Regarding the Homestretch

With a month to go, we look at some questions surrounding 2022 budgeting, tax relief, and spending priorities.

February 21, 2022

So Much for “Supplemental”

In an off-budget year featuring a massive surplus and a generous, accommodating federal government, neither side is holding back.