Huffpost Business

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

Posted: Updated:
In 2010, Alaska topped the list of states receiving the most federal money per person.
In 2010, Alaska topped the list of states receiving the most federal money per person.

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.

Read the whole story at 24/7 Wall St.

Around the Web

Most Red States Take More Money From Washington Than They Put ...

'Red State Socialism' graphic says GOP-leaning states get lion's ...

Budget Fight: Which States Take More From D.C. Than They Give ...

Which states get the most federal money? - CSMonitor.com

If Democrats are the big spenders, why do Republican states get the ...

Chart of the day: Which states rely most on federal dollars? - The ...

States That Get The Most Federal Money