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Last Updated: Apr 28, 2020     Views: 39

1. Annual Survey of State Government Finances

From the Census Bureau, State Government Finances provides a comprehensive summary of annual survey findings for state governments. The tables and data files present revenue, by type of revenue, expenditure, by object and function of expenditure, indebtedness, by long-term or short-term debt, and asset, by purpose and type of asset. There are also tables for income and apportionment of state administered lottery funds.  1992-2017 also in Open ICPSR.

2. The Fiscal Survey of States

Published jointly by the National Association of State Budget Officers and the National Governors Association provides narrative analysis of trends and significant developments on the fiscal condition of the states and tabular summaries of state general fund revenues, expenditures, and balances. It includes both individual and aggregate totals based on states' responses to a survey conducted by NASBO. The spring survey details governors' proposed budgets while the fall survey details enacted budgets.

3.  State Budget Actions.  [Print 1995, 1999-2001, 2003-2010;  PDF 2013-2014, 2018].


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