Interactive: State Budget Planning Tools

Source: Elizabeth McNichol, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities blog, October 20, 2015

States routinely put at risk some of the country’s highest priorities ― educating children, maintaining a healthy and trained work force, and caring for the elderly, for example ― by failing to employ proven budget methods that would help them plan farther into the future. A few improvements would make considerably more information available to policymakers and the public for budget debates, as we explain in a new paper and detail in an interactive map.
Better State Budget Planning Can Help Build Healthier Economies
Source: Elizabeth McNichol, Iris J Lav, Michael Leachman, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, October 15, 2015