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Legislative Budget by State

FY 2005, in millions

New York ranks third of all states

State

Rank

Legislative Budget

California

1

$296.4

Pennsylvania

2

$286.0

New York

3

$206.5

Florida

4

$161.6

Texas

5

$121.3

Michigan

6

$96.8

Illinois

7

$74.4

New Jersey

8

$72.6

Washington

9

$70.1

Maryland

10

$57.2

Connecticut

11

$55.5

Massachusetts

12

$53.6

Wisconsin

13

$52.9

Minnesota

14

$50.9

South Carolina

15

$49.2

North Carolina

16

$46.8

Arkansas

17

$43.8

Ohio

18

$42.3

Louisiana

19

$40.6

Kentucky

20

$37.9

Nevada

21

$36.0

Oklahoma

22

$34.2

Virginia

23

$34.1

Indiana

24

$31.6

Alaska

25

$31.6

Missouri

26

$29.9

Oregon

27

$29.2

Georgia

28

$29.2

Tennessee

29

$29.1

Alabama

30

$26.7

Iowa

31

$26.4

West Virginia

32

$26.3

Rhode Island

33

$25.7

Maine

34

$23.9

Arizona

35

$23.9

New Mexico

36

$21.6

Hawaii

37

$21.4

Colorado

38

$21.1

Mississippi

39

$20.0

Kansas

40

$15.8

Montana

41

$14.6

Nebraska

42

$14.0

New Hampshire

43

$11.5

Delaware

44

$10.7

Idaho

45

$10.5

Utah

46

$10.1

North Dakota

47

$9.3

Vermont

48

$8.0

Wyoming

49

$6.3

South Dakota

50

$4.3