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Maryland's Personal Income Growth One Of Lowest In Nation

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MARYLAND - According to the Department of Commerce, Maryland's growth in personal income last year was one of the lowest in the country.

Maryland saw a 1.6 percent increase last year in wages, dividends, interest and other payments. That compares to a 2.6 percent increase nationwide. Experts blame a decline in civilian federal government earnings in the region due to furloughs and other measures.

Only West Virginia with 1.5 percent, saw less growth than Maryland.

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