Monday, February 21, 2011

How Bad Is Utah’s Fiscal Situation?

We grouse a lot about this, and the news out of the legislature hasn’t been good for a few years, but compared to other states, we’ve been doing OK.

This is one big diagram, from a February 14th Wall Street Journal  piece entitled “Public-Worker Unions Steel for Budget Fights”, but I’m most concerned about the bottom panel (with all the little circles):

I’m not too concerned about the whole article, just about the fact that Utah has taken none of the drastic measures that are common in other states.

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