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The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act & Massachusetts

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act includes significant federal funding for state health care, education, and other services. This funding will allow states to significantly reduce the size of budget cuts that would otherwise likely have been enacted and to maintain essential services. As the avoided state budget cuts would have taken billions of dollars out of local economies, this state fiscal relief will likely reduce the severity of the national recession.

February 13, 2009 | PDF | Factsheet