Obviously, some states are more of an issue than others.
But what is often the problem is the government never properly funded the retirement accounts so now the taxpayers will take it in the shorts again to make up the shortfall.
That's exactly what is going on in my State. I live in Waterbury, CT. and the taxpayers of each town fund their own town and the state kicks in some to help the towns. Because of corruption over the years and under funding of city pensions we got a big tax hike and our still paying for it. Now the State that made our town straighten up their act has to straighten up theirs. When times were good too many towns and states gave away everything along with corruption and it's caught up to them now.
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