Would you like Cake with your Mud Pie? - States Slashing Social Programs for Vulnerable | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED


Would you like Cake with your Mud Pie? - States Slashing Social Programs for Vulnerable

The New York Times Erik Eckholm - President Obama’s $787 billion stimulus package is helping to alleviate some of the pain, providing large amounts of money to pay for education and unemployment insurance, bolster food stamp programs and expand tax credits for low earners. But the money will offset only 40 percent of the losses in state revenues, and programs for vulnerable groups have been cut in at least 34 states, according to the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities, a private research group in Washington.

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