Block Grant - federal grant that impose minimal restrictions on the use of funds, provide states and localities with greater discretion. Supported by most Republicans.
Wasteful, Funds may lay around unused, funds may go toward unnecessary programs, leads to elimination of federal programs, "Race to the bottom", & States are hesitant to offer more aid/assistance/etc. to the needy than bordering states offer
■ Fear of attracting more homeless, more disabled, etc. (people who need more assistance and are less likely to be tax-payers)