States That Get The Most Federal Money: 24/7 Wall St.

08/05/2012 09:12 am ET
  • MICHAEL B. SAUTER, LISA UIBLE, LISA NELSON and ALEXANDER E. M. HESS 24/7 Wall St.

In 2010, the federal government took the hundreds of billions of dollars it received in corporate, income and property taxes from each state and respent that money — and then some — on programs in each state. A review of federal data indicates that some states, considering their size and the taxes they paid, received a disproportionate amount of funding relative to the amount they put in each year.

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