But here's the thing. The government doesn't give money away as you know. Well except to defence contractors. Someone is paying for this huge inconvenience and it's not your Uncle Sam.
How is this so difficult to understand? The FAA is largely taxpayer funded. Drones represent a new responsibility for them. Congress instructed them to deal with it. They are not charging the organizations that administer any kind of testing. They have no mechanism even to do that. You have no clue what you are talking about.