How do the 11 Western states compare as budget crunches continue to dog state legislatures? And which states have the craziest budget cut measures? It turns out Arizona has the largest deficit as a percentage of its budget, Montana’s in great fiscal shape, and that Washington State is taxing six packs and soda as a way to bring in cash.
Check out this interactive map in the High Country News to learn more. You can roll over different portions of the map to see how budget crises are impacting the states in the West.