The answers are crazy. We’ll have fun looking. But you’ll probably be pretty mad by the end. Things are worse than you thought.
The bad news:
We’re paying out billions more than we take in. Just without setting priorities.
The state comptroller — who makes the payments — calls it “ad hoc” and “ridiculous.”
The worse news:
We’re still letting billions of dollars in services go totally unfunded.
We’re breaking the non-profits that provide those services.
Full story, complete with charts.