In planning their finances for the year, governors are counting on health care to remain the same. But if it doesn't, states could suddenly be on the hook for billions of dollars.
The link between corruption and debt is particularly prominent for private projects, such as stadiums.
After several years of growth, the amount states are socking away in rainy day funds has slowed.
Observers say Kansas is trying to “end bad economic news by not reporting it.” It’s not the only state being accused of hindering transparency.