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SUBSIDY, Eng. law. An aid, tax or tribute granted by parliament to the king for the urgent occasions of the kingdom, to be levied on every subject of ability, according to the value of his lands or goods. Jacob's Law. Dict. h.t.
     2. The assistance given in money by one nation to another to enable it the better to carry on a war, when such nation does not join directly in the war, is called a subsidy. Vattel, liv. 3, Sec. 82. See Neutrality.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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If debt service on the district's other outstanding GO bonds, which have access to the state's post-default state-aid intercept mechanism, is likewise taken into account, coverage by state aid remitted during the collection period will provide a solid 4.4x coverage of MADS on all parity debt.
According to The Business newspaper, the Commission has been asked by an unnamed aviation company to investigate all present and future tie-ups between low-cost carriers and state-aided secondary airports near primary hubs that receive no government aid.

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