State Spending As Share of Economy Hits 30-Year Low

The state appropriated budget in relation to the size of the state’s economy has been in long-term decline and this decline has accelerated sharply in recent years.  2011 marks the lowest percentage of state appropriated spending as a share of personal earnings in thirty years.

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