Brief State Economic Monitor: April 2014
Norton Francis, Brian David Moore
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The latest edition of the Tax Policy Center's State and Local Finance Initiative's State Economic Monitor finds the economic recovery continues to improve slowly. No state unemployment rate increased from last year in February but long term unemployment remains a problem and is above average in most states. The Monitor reviews the health of various aspects of state economies, including employment, housing, state finances, and economic growth. This edition also reports state general fund revenue forecasts for fiscal year 2015.
Research Areas Taxes and budgets
Tags Public service and subsidized employment programs State and local tax issues
Policy Centers Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center