State of California | Fiscal Discipline (2013):

Governor Jerry Brown has done what most experts assumed impossible for California: institute fiscal discipline, balance the state budget and restore the state's credit rating.


Rhode Island

State of Rhode Island | Fiscal Reform (2012): 

Gina Raimondo, the Treasurer of Rhode Island, has done what few political leaders do, risked her short-term political future to preserve the long-term fiscal health of a public pension fund.