they also have the highest population double that of NY and they are also the state with the highest GDP. but my guess is that you don't understand the correlation between any of this data/information. correct?
like how Vermont has the lowest GDP, debt and population.
cali is a reallt large state, if it were any where else it would be like 10 states and we have a majority of illegalsthey have the most debt in the nation.
At $617.6 billion, California had by far the biggest total debt, more than twice the total of No. 2, New York, with $300.1 billion owed, according to State Budget Solutions, a research and non-partisan advocacy group.
10 States With Enormous Debt Problems: Report
What about many states making you have car insurance??
you must buy a product (health Insurance) just because you breathe air or you'll get taxed, fined and thrown in prison if you don't. If you choose to live on earth in the USA you must buy a product the govt mandates. You must buy auto insurance if you CHOOSE to drive in a state where it's required. there's a big difference.