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What America’s Governors Are Paid in Every State

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35. North Dakota: Doug Burgum (R)
> Salary: $129,096
> Present term: Dec. 2016 – Dec. 2020
> State tax collections: $4,587 per capita (4th highest)
> Statewide cost of living: 9.9% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 760,077 (4th lowest)

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34. Iowa: Kim Reynolds (R)
> Salary: $130,000
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $3,101 per capita (16th highest)
> Statewide cost of living: 10.2% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 3,156,145 (20th lowest)

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33. Louisiana: Bel Edwards (D)
> Salary: $130,000
> Present term: Jan. 2016 – Jan. 2020
> State tax collections: $2,371 per capita (14th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 9.9% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 4,659,978 (25th highest)

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32. Florida: Ron DeSantis (R)
> Salary: $130,273
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $1,917 per capita (4th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 0.1% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 21,299,325 (3rd highest)

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31. Missouri: Mike Parson (R)
> Salary: $133,821
> Present term: June 2018 – Jan. 2021
> State tax collections: $2,044 per capita (7th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 10.5% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 6,126,452 (18th highest)

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