Local politicians worry that eliminating state and local tax deductions could send the rich packing.
California governor Jerry Brown has pulled an impressive disappearing act. After years of being severely in the red, Brown says the state's huge budget deficit is now gone.
Through the recession, community colleges have assumed a heavy burden: Get people ready for jobs at a time of tight employment and tight budgets.
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The state of Michigan actually has a budget surplus on its hands, in large part due to big cutbacks put in place by the governor.
If you're curious what it takes to keep a state budget balanced this amazing visual explainer from infographic-star Jess Bachman of JessNet break...