Friday Facts

NOVEMBER 4, 2019 | by Kyle Wingfield, Benita Dodd | GEORGIA PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE

Includes “Truth in Accounting has released its 10th annual Financial State of the States report. State budget transparency has increased over the past few years with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board requirement that governments disclose pension and other post-employment (OPEB) benefits on their balance sheet. … New Jersey earned an ‘F’, worst in the nation with a taxpayer burden of $65,100. Georgia, which earned a ‘C’ grade, is No. 22 with a per-taxpayer burden of $3,500.”