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Employment and Unemployment: State

Updated: July 30, 2014

Monthly analysis of the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ states employment report.

Block Granting Social Safety Net Programs Would Erode Their Value and Deprive Low-income Families of Critical Aid | 1:18 pm, July 30, 2014
In his new plan, House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) proposes consolidating 11 separate federal anti-poverty programs into one block grant. Each state would be given a fixed amount of funding for the year and great leeway to use …

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