CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A new report shows North Carolina got nearly $12 billion and South Carolina more than $5 billion in 2008 for programs including health, highways and housing, based on the most recent census.
The Charlotte Observer reported the summary of state benefits by the Washington-based Brookings Institution was released Monday, just a week before the 2010 census surveys should start arriving at
Most of the money went to health programs such as Medicaid. Housing, highways and education accounted for the next-largest allocations.
The 10-question census survey should start arriving Monday at homes.
Information from: The Charlotte Observer
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