In NJ, the end of the temporary boost means: A $90 million cut to the state and a total of 873,000 recipients (10% of the state population) affected.
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Congress’ Joint Committee on Taxation (JCT) has actually found that instead of paying for anything, a tax holiday would cost billions of dollars a year.
As states adopt health reform’s Medicaid expansion and some federal policymakers promote radical structural changes in the program, critics have circulated a number of myths about Medicaid.
If UI had not become less effective at reducing poverty among unemployed workers between 2010 and 2012, the poverty rate would have fallen over that period to 14.7%.
In exchange for GOP agreement to reopen the government and raise the debt limit are seeking a highly unbalanced policies favored by one end of the political spectrum.