I’m a little weirded-out because I had posted this before, but now I can’t find it anywhere. If you have seen this before, please leave a comment to let me know. Otherwise, I guess it must have gotten lost in cyberspace. Ah, the joys of blogging 🙂
At any rate, the table below shows the wide range of federal dependency by state (as measured by federal spending as a percent of personal income). The states that are most dependent are: Kentucky (37.8 percent), New Mexico (37.3 percent), Virginia (37.2 percent), Alaska (35.1 percent) and Mississippi (34.5 percent).
On the other hand, the states that are least dependent are: New York (18.9 percent), New Hampshire (18.6 percent–Woo Hoo!), Minnesota (17.9 percent), New Jersey (16.6 percent) and Nevada (16.5 percent).
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