The Williams Report
National: States in For Fiscal Crises Without Reining in of Irresponsible Spending.
California: Despite Warnings of Recession, Gov. Brown’s Budget Proposal Massively Hikes Spending.
California: Looming Budget Struggle As Money Continues to Flee State.
Idaho: State Makes Targeted Budget Cuts in Response to Looming Shortfall.
Iowa: Gov. Reynolds Considers Targeted Cuts, Reforms to Balance 2018 Budget.
Louisiana: Billion Budget Shortfall Could Mean Big Cuts, Lawmakers Need More Fiscal Restraint.
Montana: State Makes Line-Item Budget Reductions, Facing $227 Million Shortfall.
Nebraska: Lawmakers Seeking Budget Reforms, Studying Prioritization.
New Jersey: Even While Running Out of Money, NJ Governor Wants Higher Spending.
New York: State Will Use Nine New Taxes and Fees to Rake in $1 Billion More Revenue.
New York: State is “Over-governed” – No Budget Reforms, Cuts, Even While State Faces Budget Shortfall, Economic Decline.
Oklahoma: State Considers Tax Hikes to Bridge $100 Million Budget Shortfall.
Oklahoma: In Spite of Looming Budget Crisis, State Gives Substantial Pay Raises for Some Staff.
Rhode Island: Local Schools Facing Budget Cuts Due to Rising Healthcare, Benefits Expenses.
Wyoming: Despite $140 Windfall from Oil Severance Tax, State Faces Budget Shortfall.
National: “Everything is Overvalued” – Public Pensions Face Dangerous Dilemma In 2018.
National: Only One Report Has Aggregate State Pension Funding Level Above 50 Percent, Looming Insolvency Crisis Noted.
Arizona: Phoenix City Councilman Aims to Reduce Public Pension Debt, Calls for Reform.
Arkansas: City of Hot Springs Pays Off Its Share of Public Pension Debt, Showing Fiscal Responsibility.
California: 2018 Will May Be a Decisive Year for Pension Reforms in California.
California: Rising Local Teacher Pension Costs Forcing School Budget Cuts.
Connecticut: State Teacher’s Pension Debt Soaring Amid Mismanagement.
Florida: Local Public Pensions Beginning to Take Financial Toll.
Illinois: Pension Liabilities Chief Among Causes of State’s Economic Decline, Fiscal Doom, State Bond Default Looms.
Iowa: State Pension Debt Grows by $462 Million, Threatens State Finances.
Kentucky: Budget Deal Still Awaiting Pension Reform.
Michigan: Traverse City Faces $29.8 Million Pension Debt.
New Jersey: Public Pension Debt Threatens State Budget.
New York: Pension Divestment from Fossil Fuels Threatens Retirees, Long-Term Solvency.
Pennsylvania: State must address its troubling financial trajectory.