- Restore state revenues quickly and target investments to get the economy back on track;
- Avoid ineffective strategies and gimmicks that weaken the state’s economy;
- Protect state services and investments that create jobs over the long term to ensure a sustained recovery; and
- Strengthen opportunities for families and children to contribute to the economy by avoiding cutbacks in their purchasing power while also making sure they have the supports they need into the future.
For more resources on making sound policy decisions for families in difficult economic times visit our Policymakers’ Corner, which provides a fact sheet series on Jobs, Economic Growth and an Educated Workforce for the Future.
For results-based public policy strategies for families visit PolicyforResults.org and check-out What Works.