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state aid

noun
1.
financial support extended by a state government to a local institution serving the public, as a school or library.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism
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  • state aid for work supports such as case managers has declined.
  • Big companies are of course the main recipients of state aid so far, but small businesses are getting help, too.
  • With or without state aid, the government is likely to gain more control of their operations.
  • Cuomo proposed to withhold a promised increase in state aid to any school districts that did not adopt an evaluation system.

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