Special Report

What America’s Governors Are Paid in Every State

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25. Oklahoma: Kevin Stitt (R)
> Salary: $147,000
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $2,180 per capita (12th lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 11.0% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 3,943,079 (23rd lowest)

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24. Arkansas: Asa Hutchinson (R)
> Salary: $148,134
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $3,168 per capita (14th highest)
> Statewide cost of living: 13.5% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 3,013,825 (18th lowest)

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23. Kentucky: Matt Bevin (R)
> Salary: $148,781
> Present term: Dec. 2015 – Dec. 2019
> State tax collections: $2,673 per capita (23rd lowest)
> Statewide cost of living: 12.1% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 4,468,402 (25th lowest)

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22. Nevada: Steve Sisolak (D)
> Salary: $149,573
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $2,877 per capita (20th highest)
> Statewide cost of living: 2.4% less than nat’l avg.
> State population: 3,034,392 (19th lowest)

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21. Connecticut: Ned Lamont (D)
> Salary: $150,000
> Present term: Jan. 2019 – Jan. 2023
> State tax collections: $4,555 per capita (5th highest)
> Statewide cost of living: 8.0% more than nat’l avg.
> State population: 3,572,665 (22nd lowest)

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