Study: R.I. middle of pack for federal aid reliance

RHODE ISLAND ranked as the No. 26 most reliant state on federal aid in a comparison of federal aid as a percentage of total general revenue. / COURTESY TAX FOUNDATION
RHODE ISLAND ranked as the No. 26 most reliant state on federal aid in a comparison of federal aid as a percentage of total general revenue. / COURTESY TAX FOUNDATION
PROVIDENCE – Rhode Island was the No. 26 most reliant state on federal funding, according to a new report from the Tax Foundation released Wednesday. The study ranked states’ federal funding as a percentage of total revenue in 2016, with Rhode Island receiving 33.2 percent of its total revenue from the federal government. In New…

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