The effectiveness of subsidies is hard to measure. A new rule will make it easier, but there's still a lot of information that governments aren't required to share about business deals.
States have increased their spending in every major area but two, according to a new NASBO report.
They almost always fail to foresee a recession before it happens. But there are ways they can improve their insights.
States often fail to finish their annual reports in time for them to even matter. Some have found ways to speed up the process.