State tax revenues for all 50 states totaled $146.6 billion in the first quarter of 2006, up 6.8 percent from the same period in 2005, according to t he Nelson A. Rockefeller Institute of Government.

However, after adjusting for inflation and legislative tax changes, growth was only 0.3 percent. The institute, whose goal is to make data about state and local government finances more accessible, said that result is misleading.

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