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Results related to “Recovery Act”

Job Creation Under TANF Emergency Fund Threatened in Welfare Budget

Job Creation Under TANF Emergency Fund Threatened in Welfare Budget

by Michelle Chen on August 31 2010, 4:02PM

A unique welfare program is creating a surprising number of new paychecks, but it may soon fade away without renewed support from Congress.

Topics: Economy, On Gender

American Families vs. Washington's Misguided Deficit Hawks

American Families vs. Washington’s Misguided Deficit Hawks

by Seth Freed Wessler on August 25 2010, 3:15PM

A CBO study provides more proof that social programs help stimulate the economy, not tank it.

Topics: Economy

Green the Recovery: Expand Green Jobs to Women and Communities of Color

by Debayani Kar on January 28 2010, 7:30AM

The folks over at Change.org are having a contest to gather ‘ideas for change in America.’ Have a good idea? You can submit yours at Change.org/ideas. Over at the Applied Research Center, we came up with the following. Do you…

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Stimulus Provides a Boost but Falls Short on Equity

by Michelle Chen on October 31 2009, 6:38AM

It’s easy to see that communities of color and women are facing unique and disproportionate impacts from the recession. It’s much harder to figure out what the government is doing about it. The Recovery.gov site has presented masses of data…

Topics: Economy

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