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Legislative Branch Expenditures for FY 2008

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with Rankings by Legislative Branch Expenditure, Per Capita,

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and Percentage of General Government Expenditures

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StatePopul* RankLegis Branch Expend*RankPer CapRank

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Alabama4,67723$37,13727$7.9435

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Alaska68847$39,70923$57.721

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Arizona6,49915$47,69018$7.3438

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Arkansas2,86832$37,67626$13.1412

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California36,5801$336,1701$9.1930

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Colorado4,93522$23,43036$4.7547

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Connecticut3,50329$61,36711$17.527

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Delaware87645$12,43244$14.1910

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Florida18,4244$174,9304$9.4929

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Georgia9,6989$37,77125$3.8950

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Hawaii1,28742$29,15033$22.654

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Idaho1,52839$13,36843$8.7533

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Illinois12,8435$71,4829$5.5742

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Indiana6,38816$36,42929$5.7040

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Iowa2,99430$31,28532$10.4525

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Kansas2,79733$21,41940$7.6636

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Kentucky4,28826$45,21321$10.5424

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Louisiana4,45225$60,15612$13.5111

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Maine1,32041$23,39937$17.736

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Maryland5,65919$68,30510$12.0716

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Massachusetts6,54414$56,91015$8.7034

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Michigan10,0028$102,2526$10.2227

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Minnesota5,23121$57,42214$10.9820

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Mississippi2,94031$22,12639$7.5337

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Missouri5,95618$33,51331$5.6341

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Montana96844$12,35445$12.7613

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Nebraska1,78238$15,83441$8.8931

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Nevada2,61635$47,41819$18.135

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New Hampshire1,32240$14,31642$10.8322

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New Jersey8,66311$76,5458$8.8432

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New Mexico1,98736$22,59038$11.3718

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New York19,4683$216,3393$11.1119

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North Carolina9,24710$45,49820$4.9246

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North Dakota64148$7,86748$12.2715

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Ohio11,5287$47,97117$4.1649

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Oklahoma3,64428$37,79024$10.3726

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Oregon3,78327$36,49628$9.6528

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Pennsylvania12,5666$319,2122$25.403

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Rhode Island1,05443$28,23834$26.792

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South Carolina4,50324$53,54416$11.8917

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South Dakota80546$4,80550$5.9739

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Tennessee6,24017$34,00530$5.4544

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Texas24,3042$125,9975$5.1845

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Utah2,72734$12,22646$4.4848

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Vermont62149$9,94147$16.018

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Virginia7,79512$43,26322$5.5543

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Washington6,56613$80,7337$12.3014

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West Virginia1,81537$25,83335$14.239

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Wisconsin5,62820$59,48213$10.5723

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Wyoming53350$5,82349$10.9221

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TOTAL304,375$2,864,861$9.41

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* Figures in these columns are shown in thousands.

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Source: National Conference of State Legislatures, based on 2008 data from the U.S. Bureau of the Census

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state government finance data series and population finder, January 2010.