New Mexico is worst in nation maker/taker index

For anyone living in the Land of Enchantment, this report from Forbes must be troubling. New Mexico has more “takers” relative to “makers” than any other state in the nation according to the report. According to the report, the number of “takers” is the number of state and local government workers plus the number of people on Medicaid plus 1 for each $100,000 of unfunded pension liabilities. See the full, scary list below:

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3 Replies to “New Mexico is worst in nation maker/taker index”

  1. Is New Mexico poorest because it receives the most Fed money or does it receive the most money because it is poorest.

    Fed Money serves to keep NM in a feudal state.

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