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TN Stimulus Snapshot

The Wall Street Journal breaks down federal spending on a state-by-state basis. Education monies make up largest portion of Tennessee’s allocation.

On Aug 6 The Wall Street Journal published a state-by-state breakdown of “some of the major spending in the stimulus legislation.”

Here’s what the newspaper reported for Tennessee:

  • Education: $1,415,737,842 (per capita: $228)
  • Pell Grants: $146,500,714 ($24)
  • HUD: $188,804,358 ($30)
  • Health: $333,557,637 ($54)
  • Crime Fighting: $50,380,636 ($8)
  • Job Training: $71,721,699 ($12)
  • Water: $77,743,500 ($13)
  • Transportation: $644,717,407 (per square mile: $15,298)

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