What Everyone Should Know About Their State's Budget
From the Urban Institute: "State and local governments educate schoolchildren, train the future workforce, care for the sick and elderly, build roads, patrol neighborhoods, extinguish fires, and maintain parks. In short, they’re pretty important." Provides data on spending per-capita and spending per recipient and what is spent on payroll and non-payroll expenses. Categories include education, housing & environment, transportation, medicaid, public safety, social programs, and administration.