Federal cash is now the No. 1 revenue source for state and local governments, surpassing sales and property taxes, the government data show.
The flood of federal money lifted total revenues by 7.5%, overcoming an 8% drop in tax collections.
DEAL: For $25 - Add A Second Phone Number To Your Smartphone for life! Use promo code SLASHDOT25. Also, Slashdot's Facebook page has a chat bot now. Message it for stories and more. Check out the new SourceForge HTML5 Internet speed test! ×