Sheanna Gomes

Sheanna Gomes

Sheanna Gomes is an associate manager with Pew’s state fiscal health project. She researches and analyzes state fiscal policy and provides policymakers with informed analysis and guidance on best practices from across the country. Before joining Pew, Gomes provided budget and policy analysis for the commonwealth of Virginia. Previously, she provided research support at Old Dominion University. Gomes holds a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s in public administration from Old Dominion University.

Elevated inflation raises risk of fiscal stress for states

By: and - January 18, 2023

State governments face increased costs and potential budget challenges linked to historically high inflation rates. From price spikes for construction materials to labor, the rising costs of goods and services are disrupting state finances on both sides of the ledger. Every state has experienced higher costs, but prices in some states have risen more than […]