06/08/2013 01:22 pm ET

States With The Most Government Benefits: 24/7 Wall St.


The Great Recession left many families in need of greater economic security. Although federal programs provide some safety net, the states supply much of the security.

A new report rated Washington as the state providing the most economic security for families. Utah, meanwhile, received the lowest grade. While some states do better than others, the report argues that all states could do more to help American families.

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