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These states have the best -- and worst -- economies in the US


WASHINGTON (CIRCA) - Louisiana is home to the worst economy in the U.S., according to a report from WalletHub.

WalletHub looked at 28 measurements like GDP, start-up activity, and the percentage of jobs in high-tech industries for all 50 states and the District of Columbia to rank the economies.

Other states listed at the bottom include Mississippi, Alaska and West Virginia.

Washington state ranked as the best state economy. It also ranked No. 1 for the highest GDP growth and economic activity.

The best economies that ranked below Washington include Utah, Massachusetts and California.

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