Every month, the Philadelphia branch of the Federal Reserve publishes a look at coincident economic indicators by each state to show which states are thriving and which are now.
The good news is that over the past quarter, the economic data has shown improvement in 45 states. Only five are seeing shrinking right now. On the map, the dark green areas are booming, light green represents modest improvement, and red is shrinking.
TODAY IN SLATE
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It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.