Which State Relies Most on Federal Aid?

Washington Post: “Nearly $1 in $3 in state revenue comes from the federal government, according to a new analysis.”

“While taxes are responsible for most state general revenues, the federal government is responsible for about 31.5 percent of the total, according to the nonprofit Tax Foundation.”

“Mississippi is most reliant on the federal government, with 45.3 percent of general revenue in the most recently available fiscal year coming from the feds. Oil-rich Alaska‚ whose revenue is highly volatile, is least reliant on the federal government.”

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