States Face $17.5B Shortfall; Tobacco May Help or Hinder

Vadum, Matthew
November 2002
Bond Buyer;11/25/2002, Vol. 342 Issue 31520, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on a collective budget gap in Washington in the year 2003. Decline in income revenues; Increase in Medicaid and elementary and secondary education costs; Reason for the increase in Medicaid costs.


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