State Tax Revenues Rose in All States in 2011, Led by an Energy-Related Gain of 44.5% in N. Dakota
1. CNBC -- "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."2. The Tax Foundation has a related post with a historical chart and a table ranked by percentage increases.