- Temporary increase in Federal share of Medicaid: $2.8bn ($82.5bn)
- State education block grants: $1.4bn ($38.8bn)
- Block grants for other state services: $0.9bn ($24.8bn, [+$15bn unallocated])
- Other education spending: $1.7bn ($41bn)
- Training and employment services: $0.2bn ($2.7bn, [+$1.3bn unallocated], over 1yr)
Saturday, January 24, 2009
Gov. Strickland, Hold that Axe!
And you, too, President Hodge. The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities has provided a useful state-by-state breakdown of some of the elements in the stimulus package proposed by the House Democrats designed to help states, education and low-income households. Here is what they estimate Ohio would get from certain provisions, over two years, with the national total in parenthesis: