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Federal Shutdown: Hawaii Ties DC With Most Federal Jobs Per Capita
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2018 Government Shutdown Report: Most & Least Affected States

From WalletHub, Jan 22, 2018

As the clock struck midnight on the 45th president’s first year in office, the United States government shut down for the 19th time in history. And right on cue, both sides of the political aisle began attempting to assign blame and assume the moral high ground with the aid of hashtags and tales of children at risk. But this isn’t just another soap opera from the swamp, for the swamp. History and hard data tell us the gears of government grinding to a halt will have nationwide consequences, hurting red states and blue states alike.

To determine whose homes a government shutdown strikes closest to, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across six key metrics. They range from each state’s share of federal jobs and contracts to the percentage of kids covered by the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP).

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  • 5th Most Affected
  • Score 51.86
  • 1st (tie) – Share of Federal Jobs per capita
  • 48th – Small Business Lending per capita
  • 1st – Real Estate as Percentage of Gross State Product

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