I found both of these at iOTW:
Thinking about buying a house? Or a municipal bond? Be careful where you put your capital. Don’t put it in a state at high risk of a fiscal tailspin.
Eleven states make our list of danger spots for investors. They can look forward to a rising tax burden, deteriorating state finances and an exodus of employers. The list includes California, New York, Illinois and Ohio, along with some smaller states like New Mexico and Hawaii.”
And this from Entrepreneur: “Which State Is Best for Small Business?”
These lists show us which state’s governments have been planning on our federal government to bail their economies out. You know it’s going to happen, too.