Low Income programs reach 746 billion dollars
POSTED: Friday, October 19, 2012 - 6:37am
UPDATED: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 3:55pm
With additional state monies total exceeds one trillion
Tyler — Federal spending on more than 80 low-income assistance programs reached $746 billion in 2011, and state spending on those programs brought the total to $1.03 trillion, according to figures from the Congressional Research Service and the Senate Budget Committee.
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