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Prospects Brighten for State Assistance

June 8, 2010 at 5:12 PM
BY
Michael Leachman

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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