state aid


  1. financial support extended by a state government to a local institution serving the public, as a school or library.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of state aid1

An Americanism dating back to 1855–60

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Example Sentences

Utilities urge customers with unpaid bills to seek payment plans and pandemic reliefThe state aid is part of a pandemic relief package passed by the Maryland General Assembly in February.

Earlier this year, one assemblyman said the closures “caused significant harm” and the new state aid package would “take all the excuses off the table.”

Eventually, local public schools will see more than $2 billion in coronavirus aid on top of their usual funding, sent in multiple federal and state aid packages approved over the last year.

The agency also said the waiver was appropriate because “additional support was available to homeless patients” in the form of a burst of state aid that supported the opening of the Convention Center shelter.

Those negotiations have not been going well at all, and both sides are at odds on key issues, specifically state aid and fisheries.

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New York received no federal monies and just a small amount of state aid for education.

And to keep the Southwest Chief running, Amtrak is now seeking additional state aid of $120 million over the next decade.

It was the first introduction of the principle of State aid by free money grants.

The need for a representative system in the organs of the different forms of state-aid to labour is quite another matter.

State aid was often given these in the form of supplies of arms.

The state was to have two directors, appointed by the governor, on the board of each road receiving state aid.

The Selma and Gulf was another road without resources of its own, and, so far as it was completed, was built with state aid.





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