The Bay State, a center of America’s colonial history and home to some of our nation’s top universities, supports industries and services as diverse as high-tech, fishing, and health care.  While the recession left many states with significant revenue shortfalls in their annual budgets, Massachusetts has recovered better than many, with its tax revenue in the 4th quarter of 2013 higher than the state’s previous peak.

By the numbers
  • 28.8% the portion of state revenue coming from federal funds in fiscal 2012

  • 59% of California’s Medicaid-enrolled children did not receive dental care in 2011

  • 3 days approximate length of time the state's 2013 rainy day fund would last

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