September 12, 2013

Thursday, Sept. 12, 2013

State budget cuts gut public education funding; Shortfall in hospital lease revenues could mean more cuts to higher ed; Poverty numbers released next week; 10 myths about TANF; Can the federal government do anything about inequality?; and Asset-building group begins listening campaign. $244 million – Amount of additional state general fund (SFG) money the Legislature will need for the nursing home program in 2015-16, when the Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly is projected to have run dry. (Source: Legislative Fiscal Office)