Biden’s economy gives GOP governors money to burn

Biden's economy gives GOP governors money to burn

But don’t look for Republicans to run on the same economic message they used 12 years ago, when they emphasized spending cuts to address states’ economic problems states following the 2008 financial crisis. Today, state coffers are flush with cash and a more pressing concern for many are disruptions to daily life caused by labor shortages. So expect Republican governors to put forward a mix of both tax cuts and spending increases to shore up voter support in this election year, which will mean a different outcome both for the economy over the next couple years as well as the GOP.