Chapter 8 State Stats
Florida with 432 (2005)
South Dakota with 0 (2005)
Yes, debate of the death penalty has been a fairly prevalent in the public.
There could be the view that the taxpayers dont want to pay for life in prison
Chapter 3 State Stats
Nebraska is predominantly white. Therefore a unicameral government is
possible due to the assumption that being of the same race the people are
more likely to agree based on shared cultural views.
Maine and Vermont hav
Chapter 7 State Stats
Virginias budget (2010)- $27,194,576,896.00
It was much lower than the national average.
The problem with comparing total budget amount between states is the
Vermont tax burden is higher than Ut
Chapter 10 State Stats
The spending goes up and down in the years between 2000 and 2010. Few
areas remain constant.
The Midwest seemed to have the most fluctuation, while the plains didnt
seem to change.
A contributing factor could be population
Chapter 9 State Stats
California- 657 (2010)
WA, NM, DE, DC, AK, UT, HI, RI, NH, SC, IA, WI, LA, ME, SD, ND, NE, MN, WV,
MO- 0 (2010)
A possible explanation could be the view on citizens privacy.
Massachusetts has 4 sentenced to death since
Chapter 4 State Stats
Iowa- $706.00 (2011). $149 lower than the average.
Some variation may be due in part to the individual states economy base.
On average Iowa seems to receive more than the national average.
o Income Tax? Yes.
Chapter 2 State Stats
Iowa- $1,920.00/pupil (2012)
Dual federalism because both state and the federal government have a role
and responsibility in funding for public schools K-12
Iowa- 440,993 enrolled (2011)
Iowa has a lower enrollment tha
Chapter 1 State Stats
From 1992 to 1993 the numbers have increased.
The state and local government employees increased probably due to each
states population increase and funding allocation.
Chapter 6 State Stats
If I were a lobbyist for the oil industry in 2013 I would devote my time
working in North Dakota.
The daily production of barrels of crude oil is nearly five times higher in
North Dakota than in Louisiana.
10 years ago
Chapter 5 State Stats
You would be more likely to win in Michigan due to a higher AfricanAmerican population.
Nebraska- $1,253.00 per capita
Maine- $2,211 per capita
Some political variable may be if the state is Democratic or Republican. A