A new survey finds that pension funding levels across all states and major cities inched downward in 2013 and that cities are bearing a greater burden in their budgets than states.
Many states are rethinking once-popular production incentives -- a contrast from California, which is offering more to protect one of its biggest industries.
Rich people and corporations who keep money in foreign tax havens cost states $39.8 billion in 2011. Jack Lew says its time to stop them.
Public-private partnerships are still relatively new for most U.S. states, but analysts anticipate they will become more common.