States Are Combined $5.1 Trillion In Debt--$16,178 Per Person (State Budget Solutions)

States are Combined $5.1 Trillion in Debt--$16,178 per person (via PR Newswire)
California, Texas, Ohio, New York, New Jersey and Illinois among the worst

GLEN ALLEN, Va., Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Budget Solutions, a national nonprofit dedicated to fiscal responsibility, released an in-depth study revealing that states are a combined $5.1 trillion in debt. This equals roughly a staggering $16,178 for every man, woman and child. $3.9 trillion in unfunded public pension promises is the single most negative factor. The report reveals that the extent to which state governments are saddling Americans with debt is largely hidden from the public eye.…

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