Pork per Capita State MapSep 8th, 2008
States receive disproportionate amounts of federal money in the form of congressional earmarks, often referred to as “pork”. The Republican ticket for president represents both ends of the spectrum with Senator John McCain’s Arizona receiving $14 per person and Governor Sarah Palin’s Alaska receiving the most $555 per person.
- Map and Article from CNN
- Federal Taxing and Spending Benefit Some States, Leave Others Paying Bill
- State Ranking of Per Capita Spending, Per-Capita Tax