WASHINGTON -- California and most states in the Northeast had the slowest growth in income during the year that ended with the second quarter, while several western and Rocky Mountain states posted the biggest gains, a government report released yesterday shows.

"Seven of the 11 states with the fastest growth in personal income from the second quarter of 1992 to the second quarter of 1993 are in the Far West, Southwest, and Rocky Mountain regions," says the report, released by the Commerce Department.

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