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After Several Lean Years, States See Revenue Surpluses

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After Several Lean Years, States See Revenue Surpluses

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After Several Lean Years, States See Revenue Surpluses

After Several Lean Years, States See Revenue Surpluses

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Last year, many U.S. states found themselves in serious financial straits. This year, tax revenues are up, and more than half the states have a budget surplus. But their budgetary woes are far from over. NPR's Wendy Kaufman reports.