Tax revenue is down, expenditures are up and the future's uncertain.
Many states have already used their regular emergency funds battling the virus, and frontline workers may be exhausted.
The incredible surge in claims is putting a huge amount of pressure on the public service workers processing them.
States spent money on education, infrastructure and transportation.
A budget fight has left both schools and students in the lurch.
The states' economies are improving, but unevenly.
State tax receipts have rebounded and are set to exceed the pre-recession peaks. After severe budget cutbacks, states are spending the new money on...what?