A First in American History: 2011 Federal Aid Set to Overwhelm State General Funds

By Fergus Hodgson
2011 is set to be the first year that federal aid becomes the largest component of state revenues. Already 27 states, including Louisiana, rely on federal aid as their primary source of funding, but the report’s author describes this year’s level as a critical breaking point.

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