Mar 29, 2017 - Politics & Policy

Trump's America


Jae C. Hong / AP

First look ... Forbes launches The American Dream Index, using seven indicators of economic health "to track on a state-by-state monthly basis whether President Trump is Making America Great." The debut rankings:

Best off: Nevada, Tennessee, Florida, Arkansas and Georgia.

Worst off: Alaska, Hawaii, Connecticut, Illinois and Kansas.

The big states: Washington ranks 15th, Pennsylvania 16th, Texas 19th, California 26th, Michigan 27th, Wisconsin 29th, Virginia 30th, Maryland 31st, Ohio 32nd, New York 41st and New Jersey 45th.

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