Prospects Brighten for State Assistance

June 8, 2010 at 5:12 pm

Good news for education, health care, public safety, human services, and – oh yes – good news for the economy:

The jobs package that Senate Democratic leaders unveiled today includes a six-month extension of extra federal funds to states.

Failure to extend these funds would lead to even bigger cuts in services than states are already making, as we outline in a new paper.

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Michael Leachman

Michael Leachman joined the Center in July 2009. He is the Director of State Fiscal Research with the State Fiscal Project.

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