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Where Do Our State Tax Dollars Go?

April 6, 2012 at 1:27 PM
BY
Elizabeth McNichol

As the April 17 tax-filing deadline approaches, we’re taking time this week to examine where our tax dollars go.  Earlier this week, we looked at what federal tax dollars pay for.  Today, we turn to the state level.

States spend more than half of our tax dollars on education and health care, on average.

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