State Revenue Report

Source: Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government, July 2008

State revenues slow yet again, and further weakening appears likely: Mid-year budget cuts may lie ahead.

According to a study released Thursday by The Rockefeller Institute of Government, revenue from lottery games accounted for about 8.9 percent of West Virginia’s internal state government revenues, topped only by Nevada’s 13.4 percent. By comparison, Ohio gambling revenues accounted for 1.9 percent of its own-source revenue. In Kentucky, the number was 1.5 percent.

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