State Implementation of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act: Appendix C: Safety Net

The ARRA provides significant funding increases for a number of human services, health, employment and other safety net programs. This additional support is intended to provide relief for lower-income families and others hardest hit by the recession. In addition, the funding will assit fiscally constrained state and local governments as they manage administrative and operational challenges stemming from the rise in demand for programs and services.

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