Some things here seemed a bit off. On the 10 best-run states side, is Florida "solidly Republican?" I get the others, but Florida?
On the 10 worst-run states, Kentucky, West Virginia, & Louisiana aren't exactly what I would call liberal hotbeds.
The others certainly appear to be more left-leaning though.
The information was released by The Mercatus Center at George Mason University, and it covered the following measures: states' ability to pay bills, avoid budget deficits, meet long-term spending needs, & cover pension liabilities (cough, Kentucky, cough).
I'm not going to pretend to be an expert on these matters, but I did find the information interesting & thought I'd share it with BGP.
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