Though the new fiscal year has started, Massachusetts, North and South Carolina still lacked fiscal year 2013 budgets on Monday afternoon.
However, none of the states have had to shut down operations for lack of funding.
In Massachusetts both legislative houses approved an operating budget on Thursday. A five-year capital budget is already in place.
Gov. Deval Patrick has 10 business days to review the budget and make vetoes. A spokeswoman said he would likely take the full 10 days.
The state is now operating on an interim budget valid until July 31.
North Carolina has a two-year budget that started in July 2011. The government is working on a supplement for the current fiscal year. Both legislative houses have passed a budget supplement for fiscal year 2013.
However, Democrat Gov. Beverly Perdue vetoed the fiscal 2013 budget supplement on Friday afternoon. The state is now operating on the budget approved a year ago.
The Associated Press has reported that the state's Republican legislative members will try to override Perdue's veto on Monday.
The South Carolina House and Senate passed a budget on Thursday.
Gov. Nikki Haley has five days, excluding Sunday and July 4, to issue vetoes. State government has passed a continuing resolution to keep the government running in the new fiscal year.
Last year at this time there were several state government shutdowns, said Brian Sigritz, director of state fiscal studies at the National Association of Budget Officers. There are no shutdowns this year, he noted.