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Budget Surpluses Surprise Many States

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Budget Surpluses Surprise Many States

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Budget Surpluses Surprise Many States

Budget Surpluses Surprise Many States

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To their surprise, a lot of states are enjoying budget surpluses again, thanks to the rebound in the economy. But now there is debate over how to spend the money. Some states have been left out of the windfall, though, especially manufacturing states like Michigan.