The federal government spends trillions of dollars in the states each year, but the amount and composition of that spending differs dramatically from state to state. As a result, federal budget decisions that increase or decrease areas of spending can have varied economic impacts across the states.
Federal defense spending equals about $1,772 among the 50 states and District of Columbia on a per capita basis. What is it in your state?
What state has the highest per capita spending for the low-income home energy assistance program?
North Dakota at $34 per capita.