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Old 05-28-2009, 06:24 PM
 
Location: hopefully NYC one day :D
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Do small cities and rural areas not get their fair share of tax revenue while big cities get more than their fair share?"
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Old 05-29-2009, 09:13 AM
 
Location: Londonderry, NH
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On the Federal level the rural states receive far more per capita subsidies than the cities. These are generally dispersed through the agricultural department as crop and/or Ethanol fuel subsidies. The cities may receive more money but far less per citizen.

Over all the Blue states receive less in subsidies then they pay in taxes and the Red states the opposite. The GOP has been taking care of its own.
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Old 05-29-2009, 09:49 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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I would like to see broadband extended to rural areas via the stimulus plan.
Telephone/cable companies have balked at doing this for years because they wouldn't reap profits.

To me, that is a good investment for the future.
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