BUSTED: Texas Was The #1 Stimulus Moocher

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If you’re a reader, you know that the supposed fiscal health of Texas is a huge myth, but just to emphasise the point a bit more, a new study finds that more than any other state Texas relied on Federal stimulus money to balance its budget.According to the National Congress Of State Legislatures, 97% of the state’s budget shortfall was plugged using stimulus funds — more than any other state.

Of course, there’s a reason you don’t hear about this… Texas doesn’t fit into the theme of big, bloated blue states running into trouble. So the story is just ignored.

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