Tennessee is one of the states most dependent on the federal government according to a study by Wallethub.com.
The study ranks states based on the least-to-most dependent on three criteria:
– Return on taxes paid to the federal government. For every $1 Tennessee pays it gets $1.37 back.
– Federal funding as a percentage of state revenue. In Tennessee it’s 41.27%.
– Number of federal employees per capita. In Tennessee is 7.82.
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