Tag: Clare Richie

Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

The TANF federal allocation, which states receive each federal fiscal year (October – September) has several components. For Georgia, the relevant components are the TANF Federal Block Grant and the TANF Supplemental Grant.  Although Congress extends the TANF program, without

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Georgia’s Unemployment Trust Fund

GBPI Senior Policy Analyst Clare S. Richie discusses the state’s unemployment trust fund and alternatives to SB 447 on Primetime Lawmakers . View the discussion. The Unemployment Trust Fund segment begins at the 11 minute, 37 second mark.   Additional Information Bill Analysis:

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TANF Supplemental Grant

As Congress finalizes the extension of the TANF program for the remainder of FFY 2012 (ending September 30, 2012), it can restore the TANF Supplemental Grant.  In Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2011, Congress did not fully fund the TANF Supplemental

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Georgia’s Children and Families are Worth Fighting for

This month Congress will address extending the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program through September 30, 2012. As of today, Congress has eliminated the TANF Supplemental Grant which leaves Georgia short $37.3 million for many health and human service

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FY 2013 Budget Analysis: Human Services

The governor’s FY 2013 budget recommends $2.8 million less in state General Funds compared to FY 2012. Secondly, there are shifts in state funds for program transfers in and out of the Georgia Department of Human Services (DHS) budget to

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