July 1, 2011

When Will State Budget Stallers Step Into Line?

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Matt Mitchell was a guest on The Takeaway radio show discussing why some states are struggling to finalize a budget on time.

"The states that tend to weather recessions the best are states that have fundamentally stronger economies. They haven’t increased spending [at as] rapid a pace as the other states, and they also haven’t obliged themselves to huge entitlement spending through Medicaid or other programs."