Budget Nightmare: 10 Most Broke States

The economic problems of American families are now pounding many state governments which are in turn slashing services to balance their budgets in one of the most difficult years in decades. High on the chopping block are benefits to the poor, money for education, highway repairs, hours that state offices are open and even closures of state parks and recreation areas. Things are so bad that 48 states addressed or are facing shortfalls in the fiscal year that just started. The total deficit:...Full Story
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