States That Received Most Fed Funds – Business Insider
State personal income in the past six quarters has grown mostly in “red” states and states run by Republican governors, TheBlaze reported earlier this month.
However, after TheBlaze noted this trend, a few readers argued that the increase could be attributed to the “fact” that “red” states typically receive the lion’s share of federal funding.
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Do they really?
In a word: no. In fact, since 2000, solid “blue” states have received far more in federal funding than solid “red” states, a Blaze analysis finds.