The economic impact of the coronavirus has been profound, but it has not been felt equally by all demographic groups.
As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic took hold, economic activity slowed and tax revenues in most states began to decline.
Our fiscal situation was already unsustainable, but COVID-19 certainly did not help. Learn how the pandemic compounded our financial challenges in 13 charts.
While there is no single ideal way to deal with such a complex policy challenge as the pandemic, we can glean insights about how our responses have been working.