Connecticut: Our legislators spend more
The result? We're up there, but we're not the worst.
As the table below shows, our elected representatives spent $17.19 per capita in 2009, about $8 more than the average.
Think that's a lot? Legislators in Alaska spent about $66 per person in 2009, though California lawmakers topped the list with $334,000 total spent.
Legislative Branch Expenses in the 50 States