State Expenditure Report

This annual report examines spending in the functional areas of state budgets: elementary and secondary education, higher education, public assistance, Medicaid, corrections, transportation, and all other. It also includes data on the State Children’s Health Insurance Program and on revenue sources in state general funds.

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Brian Sigritz
202-624-8439
bsigritz@nasbo.org

 

Overview:
Fiscal 2015-2017

  • Total state spending grew moderately in fiscal 2017, following a slowdown in fiscal 2016.
  • Medicaid grew faster than all other program areas in both fiscal 2016 and fiscal 2017.
  • Both transportation and higher education experienced strong spending growth from state funds in fiscal 2017.
  • Similar to fiscal 2016, state revenue collections grew slowly in fiscal 2017.

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Press Coverage

Despite Slow Revenue Growth, State Spending is Picking Up
(November 16, 2017)

State Spending on K-12 Rises Slightly in 2017, Despite Headwinds
(November 16, 2017)