In Texas, leaders have already asked some departments to trim their budgets.
Ruling enabling states to collect sales taxes on online purchases turned out to be key.
Many states don't have the luxury of borrowing to get through the crisis. Without more federal aid, they have few options
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.