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October-December 2009 News Stories

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“State, Local Tax Revenues Decline 7%”

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Conor Dougherty, The Wall Street Journal, December 30, 2009.

“Nobody Gets Fired Except Governors in Recessions”

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Commentary By Joe Mysak, Bloomberg.com, December 30, 2009.

“As Slump Hits Home, Cities Downsize Their Ambitions”

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Conor Dougherty, The Wall Street Journal, December 26, 2009.

“Fewer Leave the State, Pushing Up Population”

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Jeremy W. Peters, The New York Times, December 25, 2009.

“No. 8: State budget chaos years in the making”

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Rick Karlin, Times Union, Albany, NY, December 24, 2009.

“State budget gaps linger at year's end”

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David Harrison, Stateline.org, Washington, DC, December 21, 2009.

“NY State Budget Problems Not As Bad As Others”

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Brian Tumulty, Gannett Washington Bureau, WGRZ-TV2, Buffalo, NY, December 20, 2009.

“Stony Brook selected as state energy hub”

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Claude Solnik, Long Island Business News, Ronkonkoma, NY, December 18, 2009.

“California Bonds Fail on Advice Bill Lockyer Couldn't Refuse”

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Michael B. Marois, Bloomberg.com, December 17, 2009.

“Stony Brook to lead state Energy Policy Institute”

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EmpireStateNews.Net, Middletown, NY, December 15, 2009.

“Health Care Debate: How it Affects You”

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Liz Bishop, WRGB-CBS6 News, Albany, NY, December 16, 2009.

“One Shot: Dick Ravitch Has to Rescue New York. Again.”

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Andrew J. Hawkins, The Capitol, New York, NY, December 15, 2009.

“Ravitch hits up foundations for thousands in grants to pay consultants to fix N.Y.'s fiscal mess”

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Kenneth Lovett, Daily News, New York, NY, December 15, 2009.

“N.Y. Governor Delays $750 Million of Aid to Save Cash”

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Michael Quint, Bloomberg.com, December 14, 2009.

“Economic slump spurs support for casinos in Massachusetts”

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Molly Connors and Victoria Klarsfield, The Enterprise, Brockton, MA, December 11, 2009.

“Deterioration Slows in State Tax Collections: chart of the Day”

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Pete Young, Bloomberg.com, December 8, 2009.

“Emerging Issues: Are We Suckers for 'Warped History?'”

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Bill Barnes, Nation's Cities Weekly, Washington, DC, December 7, 2009.

“States go all in to get a shot at gambling gold”

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Suzette Parmley, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA, December 6, 2009.

“Delaware casinos: Learning from a gambling state”

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Ginger Gibson, The News-Journal, Wilmington, DE, December 6, 2009.

“A year of turmoil winding up at Capitol”

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Irene Jay Liu, Times Union, Albany, NY, December 5, 2009.

“Biz Beat: Parker Pen was bellweather for job losses”

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Mike Ivey, The Capital Times, Madison, WI, December 4, 2009.

“Though still under projections, state revenue shortfall improves”

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Charles Thompson, The Patriot-News, Harrisburg, PA, December 2, 2009.

“Paterson Orders Spending Cuts, Rejects N.Y. Lawmakers' Proposal”

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Michael Quint, Bloomberg.com, December 1, 2009.

“Warning on US muni Market threat”

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Nicole Bullock, Financial Times, London, UK, December 1, 2009.

“Paterson Using Executive Power to Cut N.Y. Budget Gap in Half”

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Michael Quint, Bloomberg.com, November 30, 2009.

“AK tax plunge no biggie”

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Alaska Dispatch, Anchorage, AK, November 30, 2009.

“Obama's false 'stimulus': He doesn't understand that wealth is created in the private sector”

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Jack Kelly, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh, PA, November 29, 2009.

“Oil revenues leave Alaska unfazed by large tax declines: State experiences biggest plunge in tax revenues in nation”

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Pat Forgey, Juneau Empire, Juneau, AK, November 29, 2009.

“Ohio tops states in decline of corporate income taxes, Rockefeller Institute report shows”

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John Michael Spinelli, Columbus Government Examiner, Columbus, OH, November 28, 2009.

“How much money could casinos bring to Mass.?”

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Molly Connors and Victoria Klarfeld, The Milford Daily News, Milford, MA, November 25, 2009.

“Declining revenue: More trouble ahead for states”

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Watertown Daily Times, Watertown, NY, November 25, 2009.

“Md.'s gambling problem: Slots stalled 1 year after vote”

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Bill Myers, The Examiner, Washington, DC, November 24, 2009.

“Florida tax revenue dips 8.6%”

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The Business Journal, Jacksonville, FL, November 24, 2009.

“N.Y. Governor Seeks Vote on Deficit Plan, New Powers”

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Michael Quint, Bloomberg.com, November 24, 2009.

“Florida tax revenue falls 8.6% in Q3”

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Tampa Bay Business Journal, Tampa, FL, November 24, 2009.

“EDITORIAL: Obama administration, congressional leaders ignore debt issues when considering more taxes”

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The Lufkin Daily News, Lufkin, TX, November 24, 2009.

“Monroe County child services hurt by New York's budget problems”

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Jill Terreri, The Democrat and Chronicle, Rochester, NY, November 24, 2009.

“State Tax Revenue Still Falling: California Fares Better in Report”

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Audrey Dutton, The Bond Buyer, November 24, 2009.

“Tax revenues down, government report says”

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Star-Gazette, Elmira, NY, November 24, 2009.

“States Hit by Drop in Tax Collections”

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Conor Dougherty, The Wall Street Journal, November 23, 2009.

“State tax collections in steep drop”

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Aaron Smith, CNNMoney.com, November 23, 2009.

“Tax Revenues Fall Across United States”

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Bernard Shusman, Voice of America, November 23, 2009.

“Tax revenue down in at least 44 states”

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Stateline.org Staff, Stateline.org, November 23, 2009.

“U.S. State Tax Revenue Fell 11 Percent in Fourth Quarterly Drop”

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Michael Quint, Bloomberg.com, November 23, 2009.

“States' tax revenues take a plunge”

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Alaska Dispatch, Anchorage, AK, November 22, 2009.

“Income tax falls further off radar: Some backers say state has fared better without it”

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Chas Sisk, The Tennessean, Nashville, TN, November 22, 2009.

“Maybe 'The Flying Saucer'”

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Times Union, Albany, NY, November 22, 2009.

“'Teaching Is Where My Soul Is'”

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Sean Smith, The Boston College Chronicle, Boston, MA, November 19, 2009.

“Testimony to Vermont Blue Ribbon Tax Structure Commission: The Role of the Lottery in Vermont's Tax Policy”

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Alicia Hansen, Tax Foundation, Washington, DC, November 17, 2009.

“Money woes place state in 11th spot”

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Emily Anderson, The Daily Sentinel, Grand Junction, CO, November 17, 2009.

“States Struggle, But Texas Keeps Texas-Sized Reserves”

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Kristina Peterson, Dow Jones NewswiresNasdaq, New York, NY, November 13, 2009.

“Pew: Facts Show Wisconsin Faces Serious Fiscal and Economic Challenges”

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PR Newswire, New York, NY, November 12, 2009.

“Standardizing Insurance”

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Crain's Health Pulse, November 12, 2009.

“Loews, Guardian Join Allstate Selling Munis as Individuals Buy”

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Joe Mysak, Bloomberg.com, November 12, 2009.

“A Reason to Pray for Big Banker Bonuses”

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Dennis K. Berman, The Wall Street Journal, November 10, 2009.

“Impact from Indiana's unpaid leave offer unclear”

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Deanna Martin, The Associated Press, November 9, 2009.

“Rockefeller Institute leader retires”

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The Business Review, Albany, NY, November 5, 2009.

“The Voters Barked. Now What?”

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Peter Applebome, The New York Times, November 4, 2009.

“Detroit Schools, Indiana Hospital Lead Bond Approvals”

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Michael B. Marois and Jeremy R. Cook, Bloomberg.com, November 4, 2009.

“The Economic Crisis in the States”

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Gerald Friedman, Dollars & Sense Magazine, November/December 2009.

“Stimulus helps fill coffers for states”

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Dennis Cauchon, USA Today, October 28, 2009.

“Why California is studying marijuana tax”

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Barrie McKenna, The Globe and Mail, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, October 28, 2009.

“Without jobs, where's the recovery?”

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Julian E. Zelizer, CNN Opinion, October 27, 2009.

“Hiking SUNY tuition for out-of-staters is a mistake”

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David Shaffer, The Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY, October 25, 2009.

“Mass. gambling push may force N.H.'s hand”

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Robert M. Cook, Foster's Daily Democrat, Dover, NH, October 25, 2009.

“Gov: State losing time and cash — Paterson, legislators push different plans for erasing $3B deficit”

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Adam Sichko, The Business Review, Albany, NY, October 23, 2009.

“No word on Aqueduct winner”

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Victor G. Mimoni, The Queens Courier, Bayside, NY, October 20, 2009.

“Gambling revenues down in New York”

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John Purcell, The Legislative Gazette, Albany, NY, October 20, 2009.

“Community College Mission Needs Clarity From The Top”

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David F. Shaffer, Community College Week, Fairfax, VA, October 19, 2009.

“State Tax Revenues Falling Off a Cliff”

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Catherine Rampell, The New York Times Economix Blog, October 19, 2009.

“The long tails of the crisis”

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Anantha Nageswaran, livemint.com, October 19, 2009.

“Governors Try to Convince Voters That Budget Woes Are Theirs, Too”

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S. Mita Kalita, The Wall Street Journal, October 19, 2009.

“Gambling revenue down in Louisiana”

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Ryan Buxton, The Daily Reveille, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, October 18, 2009.

“All that federal money came with strings attached”

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Peter Callaghan, The News Tribune, Seattle-Tacoma, WA, October 18, 2009.

“Legislature must act: Paterson right to target spending, lawmakers cannot dodge this issue”

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The Buffalo News, Buffalo, NY, October 16, 2009.

“Economy may be rebounding, but state budgets are still hurting”

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Daniel B. Wood, The Christian Science Monitor, October 16, 2009.

“States Lag in Recovery, Report Finds”

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Michael Cooper, The New York Times, October 15, 2009.

“Report: Lawmakers to cut state budgets even deeper”

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Glen Johnson, Associated Press, October 15, 2009.

“State Revenue Falls Most Since 1963 on Incomes, Sales”

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Jerry Hart and William Selway, Bloomberg.com, October 15, 2009.

“State tax revenues plunge in record drop”

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Stateline.org, Washington, DC, October 15, 2009.

“More Evidence Of Illinois' Revenue Crisis”

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Angela Caputo, Progress Illinois, Chicago, IL, October 15, 2009.

“What $140B in Wall Street bonus will buy”

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Eric Anderson, Times Union Blog, Albany, NY, October 15, 2009.

“Aqueduct deal could be close: Sen. Addabbo”

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Connor Adams Sheets, YourNabe.com, New York, NY, October 15, 2009.

“Muni Madness”

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Penelope Lemov, Governing Finance Newsletter, October 2009.

“Oregon's big drop in gambling revenue”

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Jeff Mapes, The Oregonian, Portland, OR, October 15, 2009.

“Steady gambling funds? Don't bet on it”

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Andrea Neal, Indiana Policy Review, Evansville Courier & Press, Evansville, IN, October 14, 2009.

“Nebraska state officials have ruled out tax hikes as a way to fix Nebraska's revenue shortfall”

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Paul Goodsell, WHNS, SWIowaNews.com, Council Bluffs, IA, October 12, 2009.

“State budgets get adrenaline shot from Clunkers”

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Stephen Manning, Associated Press, October 11, 2009.

“No on issue 3: Will casino gambling interests finally prevail in Ohio? Not if voters see through the hollow promises”

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Akron Beacon Journal, Akron, OH, October 11, 2009.

“Sales Tax Revenue in Counties, State Continue Steep Drop”

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Joseph Spector, Gannett News Service, October 10, 2009.

“Despite recession, lottery sales up 3.3 percent”

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Joseph Spector and Michael Woyton, Poughkeepsie Journal, Poughkeepsie, NY, October 10, 2009.

“Pair of casinos beats all, expert says”

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Kavin Landrigan, The Telegraph, Nashua, NH, October 7, 2009.

“Stretching School Dollars: Creating a bridge for Delta schools — An occasional series”

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The Sacramento Bee, Sacramento, CA, October 5, 2009.

“Republicans pursue Yonkers Senate seat”

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Gerald McKinstry, LoHud.com: New York's Lower Hudson Valley, Westchester County, NY, October 5, 2009.

“As Property Taxes Become a Real Burden, Can Backlash Be Far Off?”

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Peter Applebome, The New York Times, October 4, 2009.

“Commission to weigh pros, cons of more N.H. gambling”

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Adam D. Krauss, The Citizen, Laconia, NH, October 4, 2009.

“Recession's end marks start of states' budget woes”

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David A. Lieb, Associated Press, October 3, 2009.