Graph of the Day for April 18, 2010

"No one likes raising revenue, and understandably so.  But if you're going to buy, you need to pay.  If need be, I am hopeful that both parties will agree to look at revenues as part of the solution - not as a gateway to higher spending, but as part of a compromise that cuts spending and balances the budget."  Steny Hoyer (D-MD), House Majority Leader.



Source:  ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index, 2010.


Hoven's Index for April 18, 2010


Economic growth, 1998-2008:

US average:  65.9%

10 most economically free states, per the ALEC-Laffer Index:  79.6%

10 least free states:  56.2%

Population growth, 1998-2008:

US average:  10.0%

10 most free states:  18.5%

10 least free states:  5.2% 

Source:  ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index, 2010.


Graph of the Day Archive.

"No one likes raising revenue, and understandably so.  But if you're going to buy, you need to pay.  If need be, I am hopeful that both parties will agree to look at revenues as part of the solution - not as a gateway to higher spending, but as part of a compromise that cuts spending and balances the budget."  Steny Hoyer (D-MD), House Majority Leader.



Source:  ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index, 2010.


Hoven's Index for April 18, 2010


Economic growth, 1998-2008:

US average:  65.9%

10 most economically free states, per the ALEC-Laffer Index:  79.6%

10 least free states:  56.2%

Population growth, 1998-2008:

US average:  10.0%

10 most free states:  18.5%

10 least free states:  5.2% 

Source:  ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index, 2010.


Graph of the Day Archive.

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