Why the Federal Budget Matters to Connecticut

Back • Publication Date: January 23rd, 2006

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A brief overview of how Connecticut relies on federal funding and how the President’s proposed budget would affect the state. In FFY 2004, Connecticut received a total of $30.3 billion from the federal government in the form of direct payments, grants, contracts and salaries. This sum is almost three times more than Connecticut’s total own-source revenue in 2004 (which was about $10.8 billion, excluding federal funds).