blow the whistle
$show the love

23 states ignoring stimulus welfare fund

23 states ignoring stimulus welfare fund
September 8, 2009 --

New York state put hundreds of dollars in federal stimulus money into food stamp accounts, causing a literal run on the bank last month. Families of about 800,000 low-income children qualified for the one-time payments — $200 per child for back-to-school supplies and clothes. Critics said the state bungled it by attaching no strings to how the money could be spent. But equally problematic, 23 states haven’t applied for these stimulus dollars yet, many because they can’t afford to appropriate the 20 percent matching funds that are required.

July 16

July 16, 2009 --

Biden: Columbus can’t get stimulus money for NCR DeKalb failed to provide resources for Recorders Court Carroll County Commission chairman ‘close’ but not DUI, State Patrol says Bibb County owes more ’08 tax digest fines White County manager on paid leave after DUI arrest