Idaho Economic Outlook


Below is the 2009 Alec-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index for Idaho.
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Travel Guide

Western Mountain States Budget Shortfalls as Percent of Budget

These figures were compiled mid July 2009 from abc’s money news report.

The following five states will be using a combination of massive to moderate budget cuts and tax increases.

State
Budget Shortfall 
Percent of Budget
California 
53.7 Billion
58.0%
Arizona 
  4.0 Billion
41.0%
Nevada
1.2 Billion
38.0%
Oregon
4.2 Billion
29.0%
Washington
3.6 Billion 
23.0%


The following four states are coping with their shortfalls with slight lowering of expenditures and using portion of reserves.

Utah   
1.0 Billion
19.8%
Idaho   
 441 million
16.4%
New Mexico
454 million
7.5%
Wyoming 
119 million
6.8%
Montana
Does not have a budget shortfall

                                    

     

 

 

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