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State Budgets’ Forecast: Cloudy

In an era of tight budgets and slow revenue growth, there’s pressure on legislators to be open and honest about what states can and can’t afford.

Like the Industry, Payday Loan Ballot Measures Mislead Voters

In South Dakota, two seemingly identical initiatives in November would have vastly different outcomes for consumers' interest rates.

Big Transit Plans Go Before Voters in November

The proposals could reshape several large U.S. cities for decades to come -- if they pass.

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