-- "Tax collection rose in all 50 states in fiscal 2011, and in nine states
increased by more than 10 percent, according to U.S. Census data released on Thursday
that marked the end of a severe revenue collapse
. Tax collections rose the most in North Dakota, 44.5 percent, followed by
oil giant Alaska, 22.4 percent. They were up 17.4 percent in
California, 15.3 percent in Illinois and 15.1 percent in New Mexico.
Wyoming, also a state that produces energy sources, had revenue increase
14.1 percent in the fiscal year."