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Title The fiscal crisis of the states : lessons for the future / edited by Steven D. Gold.
Imprint Washington, D.C. : Georgetown University Press, [1995]

Subject Fiscal policy -- United States -- States.
Government spending policy -- United States.
State governments -- United States.
Finance, Public -- United States -- States.
Intergovernmental fiscal relations -- United States.
Alt Name Gold, Steven David.
Description xiii, 396 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Introduction / Steven D. Gold -- State fiscal problems and policies / Steven D. Gold -- A Framework for viewing state policies / Steven D. Gold -- How typical are these states? / Sarah Ritchie -- Spending policies and revenue trends compares / Steven D. Gold -- The Political environment / Sarah Ritchie -- California: the enduring crisis / Jeffrey I. Chapman -- Connecticut: surviving tax reform / Carol W. Lewis -- Florida: reinvention derailed / Susan A. MacManus -- Massachusetts: downsizing state government / Bruce A. Wallin -- Michigan: rethinking fiscal priorities / Robert J. Kleine -- Minnesota: innovation in an era of constraint / Thomas F. Luce, Jr. -- Lessons for the future / Steven D. Gold -- The Fiscal agenda of the states to the year 2000 / Steven D. Gold.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 0878405747 (acid-free paper)
0878405755 (pbk.)
OCLC # 31012865
Table of Contents
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2State Fiscal Problems and Policies6
3A Framework for Viewing State Policies43
4How Typical are These States?52
5Spending Policies and Revenue Trends Compares67
6The Political Environment81
7California: The Enduring Crisis104
8Connecticut: Surviving Tax Reform141
9Florida: Reinvention Derailed197
10Massachusetts: Downsizing State Government252
11Michigan: Rethinking Fiscal Priorities296
12Minnesota: Innovation in an Era of Constraint326
13Lessons for the Future367
14The Fiscal Agenda of the States to the Year 2000383