The latest news on state budgets
State employees notified to prepare for furloughs, layoffs if shutdown persists.
Increasing sin taxes on alcohol is bad for consumers and state budgets.
State Senate Republicans are more interested in playing footsy with unions than helping taxpayers.
Several districts woo students with pizza and prizes to boost enrollment on count day.
Ballooning benefits costs for public employees need to be cut.
U.S. politicians should look to see how budget austerity is doing in the United Kingdom.
Localities are forced to deal with irresponsible spending at all levels.
Use caution when evaluating college award offers this year.
New ad accuses Wisconsin governor of "Republican class warfare."
The Wisconsin governor didn't campaign on breaking the unions.