Election 2012

States With the Most Federal Funding

States with the Most Federal Funding

According to the Office of Management and Budget’s 2012 total federal spending for fiscal year 2011 is estimated to be $3.6 trillion. Much of this amount was allocated to the states, with the most populous receiving the largest payouts.The state that received the most in one lump sum was With people residing there, the state is the fourth most populous in the nation. California, on the other hand, has residents, more than anywhere else in the country, yet it received only the third-highest a
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Total federal spending for fiscal year 2011 is