Special Report

What America’s Governors Are Paid in Every State

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50. Maine: Janet Mills (D)
> Salary: $70,000
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $3,168 per capita (13th highest)
> Statewide cost of living: 1.6% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 1,338,404 (9th lowest)

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49. Colorado: Jared Polis (D)
> Salary: $90,000
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $2,354 per capita (13th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 3.2% more than nat’l avg.
> State population: 5,695,564 (21st highest)

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48. Arizona: Doug Ducey (R)
> Salary: $95,000
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $1,979 per capita (6th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 3.6% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 7,171,646 (14th highest)

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47. Oregon: Kate Brown (D)
> Salary: $98,600
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $2,876 per capita (21st highest)
> Statewide cost of living: 0.5% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 4,190,713 (24th lowest)

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46. Kansas: Laura Kelly (D)
> Salary: $99,636
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $2,806 per capita (24th highest)
> Statewide cost of living: 10.0% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 2,911,510 (16th lowest)

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