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 If state aid is reduced, the district could maintain its total revenue by relying more heavily on local property taxes, which could result in a tax hike, according to Rob Henken, president of the Wisconsin Policy Forum. Rory Linnane, Journal Sentinel, 2 June 2024 According to recent studies by the OECD and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, industrial firms in China receive substantially greater subsidies and other forms of state aid compared to their peers elsewhere. George Magnus, Foreign Affairs, 29 May 2024 And that’s despite record state aid delivered in last year’s budget. Alex Derosier, Twin Cities, 22 May 2024 The progressive thinktank Policy Matters Ohio has pitched what's called a circuit breaker, which would extend state aid to homeowners and renters who use an outsized share of their income on property taxes. Haley Bemiller, The Enquirer, 13 Feb. 2024 See all Example Sentences for state aid 

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Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of state aid was in 1855

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“State aid.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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