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Aug. 22, 2011 - Notes and Sources
What's at Stake? offers 50 state-level briefs focused on the local impact of war spending.
Note: NPP is indebted to colleagues at Center on Budget and Policy Priorities for their research on state budget shortfalls, to the Political Economy Research Institute for its jobs analysis, and to the U.S. Conference of Mayors which issued a report on the potential for economic recovery in metro areas across the country. For more detailed notes and sources, please see the document provided below.
Highlights of the release include a gap analysis focused on Head Start, health insurance, renewable energy and higher education with findings such as: