What Census Can’t Tell You (Anymore)

Once upon a time the Census Bureau published an annual report that provided a thorough accounting of the major flows of federal funds into states. That report was eliminated a few years ago, and nothing has emerged to replace it. Federal Funds Information for States allows states to get a good grasp of one component of that report—grant funding—which is detailed here. The other three—payments to individuals, procurement and wages—are harder to find.