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Federal grants-in-aid to state governments

Rafiu Akindele

Federal grants-in-aid to state governments

a note on an aspect of the federal spending power in Nigeria

by Rafiu Akindele

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Published by Nigerian Institute of International Affairs in Lagos .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Rafiu Akindele.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCM 83/4360 (D)
The Physical Object
Pagination16 leaves ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4441907M
LC Control Number79103416

The federal government spends over $ billion annually on grants-in-aid to state and local governments, making grants-in-aid the third largest item in the budget after Social Security and national defense. In recent decades, federal aid to state and local governments File Size: KB. The federal government distributes grants to state and local governments for several reasons. In some cases, the federal government may devolve or share responsibility for a given service or function because state and local governments have better information about local preferences and costs.

A Government Grant in USA is an economic aid given to either execute a Purpose, support the Purpose or stimulate the Purpose for which it was given to which the Government is not a ment Grants could be issued by a State Government or the Federal Government. Grants given by the Federal Governments are referred [ ]. on (Federal Grants-In-Aid programs is intended to create an awareness concerning the administration of the programs at the Federal, State and local level. The Congress appropriates a vast amount of money each year, and delegates it to the Government agencies that are endowed with authority to dis-.

The federal government has been giving financial aid to the 8KEY, THE ADMINISTRATION OF FEDERAL GRANTS TO STATES 23 (). ' COUNCIL OF STATE GOVERNMENTS, FEDERAL GRANTS-IN-AID 29 (), expressing views found in MACDONALD, FEDERAL AID: A STUDY OF THE AMERICAN SuBsm SYSTEM (). Council of State Governments. Grants-in-aid and other Federal expenditures within the states. Chicago, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Council of State Governments. OCLC Number: Description: iv, 27 pages 28 cm.


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Federal Grants to State and Local Governments Summary In fiscal yearthe federal government provided $ billion in grants to state and local governments. Those funds accounted for 17 percent of federal outlays, 4 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), and a quar-ter of spending by state and local governments that year.

1. Updated data from the Census Bureau's Annual Survey of State Government Finances published last week indicates that federal aid made up nearly a .In the United States, federal grants are economic aid issued by the United States government out of the general federal revenue.

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