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States follow Federal Lead and Cut Programs Instead of Raising Taxes

In the past, many states turned to raising taxes as a way to respond to the recession – like California, that gained $6 billion in tax revenue or New Jersey that raised more than $900 million – now, however, states are turning to cuts to programs including Food stamps, unemployment benefits, adult day care, and education funding. Read the entire Stateline article. 06/30/2011