state revenue http://wkms.org en Flat Growth in State Budget Causing Some Concerns http://wkms.org/post/flat-growth-state-budget-causing-some-concerns <p><font size="2">State budget officials say they are paying close attention to revenue as the state budget sees a flat growth at the start of the fiscal year.<br><br> Budget director Mary Lassiter says in her monthly briefing that August revenues ticked up, helping make up 2 percent of losses in July. But that leaves revenues flat, while forecasters had expected an almost 3 percent growth this year.<br><br> Lassiter says while warning alarms aren'’t going off yet, steady declines in income and sales taxes is giving her office causes for concern.<br> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 19:14:23 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 21918 at http://wkms.org Flat Growth in State Budget Causing Some Concerns