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?
Amid gloomy reports of government budget deficits, there was some good news at the National Governors Association meeting in Washington. State tax revenue has been rising at the fastest pace since 2006. Many states are even reporting surpluses.
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MID-DAY UPDATE: Egypt offers supplies to fellow protesters, White House works to settle mortgage breakdowns
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