Arizona budget deficit is 'worst'

March 2008
Inside Tucson Business;3/3/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 39, p1
The article reports that according to the Center of Budget and Policy Priorities, Arizona's estimated $1.7 billion deficit is the worst in the U.S. The Center of Budget and Policy Priorities is considered a liberal leaning group for its focus on fiscal policies and public programs affecting low- and moderate-income families. The group added that the state budget deficit is 16.2% of its spending.


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