Are Blue States Functionally Bankrupt?
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates - Terranea Resort
While gridlock and division in Washington make it difficult for either party or ideology to set the policy agenda, single-party government prevails in three-quarters of the states. In 23 states Republicans control the governorship and both houses of the legislature, and in 13 states Democrats enjoy one-party control. Comparing economic growth, education, health care, quality of life and environment, and the strength of civil society, do red or blue states win out?
Presented in partnership with The Philanthropy Roundtable for their 2013 Annual Meeting in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA.