Governors’ 2011 Budgets Propose New Round of Cuts

Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, Press Release, January 28, 2010

As states begin preparing for the third year of a fiscal crisis brought on by the recession, governors’ new budget proposals contain cuts to core services — like education and health care — and state workforces well beyond those they have already made, according to a new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. The proposals threaten to increase hardship and unemployment and weaken the economy by reducing overall demand.

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