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The bottom line, here, is that there are too many state economies that are struggling. A fact that could be signaling a recession in the not too distant future.
Falling Productivity and the Sad State of Our Economy: http://cuttingthroughthefog.blogspot.com/2016/08/falling-productivity-and-sad-state-of.html
Source of Map: http://www.bea.gov/newsreleases/regional/gdp_state/2016/pdf/qgsp0616.pdf