Business Economics

, Volume 54, Issue 2, pp 134–136 | Cite as

How federal deficits could hurt state and local governments

  • Kim RuebenEmail author
Original Article


Comments on the role current federal deficits and recent policy have on state and local government budgets. Specifically, current policies and deficit levels may leave less room or political will for federal aid to state and local governments during the next economic downturn.


H7 State and local government Intergovernmental relations H6 National budget Deficit and debt 


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© National Association for Business Economics 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Urban-Brookings Tax Policy CenterUrban InstituteWashingtonUSA

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