state aid


Definition of state aid

: public monies appropriated by a state government for the partial support or improvement of a public local institution

Examples of state aid in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The cost sharing is 80% in federal aid, 18% in state aid and 2% in county money, said Josh Beam, chief county engineer. Mike Jones, Arkansas Online, 1 Jan. 2022 Businesses also can apply for another $2 million in state aid. Washington Post, 30 Dec. 2021 South Dakota has ranked constantly as one of the worst states in the United States for teacher salary despite an estimated $500 million in state aid to all 149 school districts for the 2022 fiscal year. Annie Todd, USA TODAY, 15 Dec. 2021 Foxconn Technology Group has qualified for nearly $30 million in Wisconsin tax credits, marking the first time the electronics giant has secured state aid since breaking ground on its facility in the state in 2018., 22 Dec. 2021 But now, often with state aid, there is less pressure to make something commercial. Jamie Lang, Variety, 4 Dec. 2021 The first family gets the state aid, but not the second. Mark Sherman, ajc, 8 Dec. 2021 In fiscal year 2023, the city schools will get an additional $280 million in state aid, a significant increase for a system with an annual operating budget this year of $1.2 billion a year. Liz Bowie,, 27 Oct. 2021 Mountain View now has 116 safe parking spots at five lots and, with $12 million in state aid, opened a Homekey site in May with dozens of modular units. Alexei Koseff, San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of state aid

1855, in the meaning defined above

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21 Jan 2022

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“State aid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2022.

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