“Maryland Needs to Improve Its Fiscal Health”

A new study from Eileen Norcross at the George Mason University’s Mercatus Center ranks the fiscal health of the fifty states, and Maryland scores an anemic 37th, with especially low scores in budget solvency (44th) and margin of protection against long-run shocks (43rd) amid healthier scores on service solvency (tax-base ability to sustain current spending, 11th highest) and trust-fund solvency (17th highest).

Randolph May at Free State Foundation has some more observations.

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