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President’s FY 2012 Budget. Impact on Programs Important to States. Federal Funds Information for States. Human Services. Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) One-year extension of TANF and related programs (9/30/12) Restore FY 2011 TANF supplemental grants ($108m)

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President s fy 2012 budget

President’s FY 2012 Budget

Impact on Programs Important to States

Federal Funds Information for States


Human services
Human Services

  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)

    • One-year extension of TANF and related programs (9/30/12)

    • Restore FY 2011 TANF supplemental grants ($108m)

  • Title IV-E Foster Care

    • $250m foster care reform proposal, few details

    • Changes treatment of child support payments (FY 2013)


Human services cont
Human Services, Cont.

  • LIHEAP

    • H.R. 1 maintains block grant funding in FY 2011 ($4.5b), reduces contingency funds ($200m)

    • President’s budget reduces block grant in FY 2012 ($1.98b), maintains contingency funds ($590m)

      • Program integrity and oversight (GAO report)

  • Child Support Enforcement

    • Does not extend state incentive match in ARRA; increases incentive payments ($350m)

    • Initiatives to increase and improve collections


Health care reform
Health Care Reform

  • Prevention and Public Health Fund

    • H.R. 1 uses entire amount for existing CDC funding ($750 million in FY 2011)

    • President’s budget increases funding for public health programs ($1 billion in FY 2012)

  • H.R. 1 restricts the use of funds for implementation and enforcement of ACA

  • President’s budget provides funding for a few new programs, reduces/eliminates funding for others


Medicaid
Medicaid

  • Program Increases

    • Extend TMA and QI through 9/30/12

    • Increase funding for Medicaid audits, PERM

  • Program Savings

    • Focus on prescription drugs

    • Reduce reimbursement for durable medical equip.

    • Strengthen third-party liability

  • Future Changes

    • Provider taxes (phase-down provider tax threshold beginning in FY 2015)


Transportation
Transportation

  • President’s budget lays out six-year proposal for reauthorizing surface transportation programs

  • Designates all surface transportation funding as mandatory


Transportation cont
Transportation, Cont.

  • Highways

    • 55 programs consolidated to five:

      • National Highway Program: $32.4 billion

      • Highway Safety Improvement Program: $2.5 billion

      • Livability Program: $4.1 billion

      • Federal Allocation Program: $1.4 billion

      • Research, Technology, and Education: $641 million

    • $1.3 billion proposed for Transportation Leadership Awards


Transportation cont1
Transportation, Cont.

  • Highways

    • $27.650 billion requested for “Up-Front Funding”

      • Critical Infrastructure Investment ($25 billion)

      • Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation ($450 million)

      • Cross-Border Transportation Infrastructure ($2.2 billion)


Transportation cont2
Transportation, Cont.

  • Mass Transit

    • FTA’s grant structure consolidated in five programs:

      • Bus and Rail State of Good Repair ($10.7 billion)

      • Transit Formula Grants ($7.7 billion)

      • Transit Expansion and Livable Communities ($3.5 billion)

      • Safety and Operations ($166 million)

      • Research and Technology Development ($166 million)


Transportation cont3
Transportation, Cont.

  • Rail

    • Rail development and improvement programs consolidated into two programs:

      • Network Development ($4.0 billion)

      • System Preservation ($4.0 billion)


Transportation cont4
Transportation, Cont.

  • National Infrastructure Bank

    • $5 billion for grants or loans for projects of national or regional economic significance

    • Eligible: highway, transit, rail, aviation, ports, and maritime projects

  • National Infrastructure Investments

    • $2 billion for competitive grants under TIGER program


Food and nutrition
Food and Nutrition

  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

    • Restores benefit cuts (sunset reverts 3/31/14)

  • Child Nutrition

    • Funds expansions and new programs included in recent reauthorization

      • Child and Adult Food Care Program (CAFCP) expansion

      • School Breakfast (SB) expansion

      • Childhood Hunger Challenge Grants (new, competitive)

    • H.R. 1 eliminates School Community Garden Pilot program ($1m), Hunger-Free Communities ($5m)


Labor
Labor

  • Workforce Investment (WIA)

    • Workforce Innovation Fund ($379m)

    • 8% of WIA Adult, Dislocated Workers, and Youth funds allocated to the WIF ($237m)

    • H.R. 1 eliminates funding for WIA Adult, Dislocated Workers, and Youth

  • Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA)

    • Proposal to extend ARRA expansions through FY 2012


Labor cont
Labor, Cont.

  • Unemployment Insurance

    • UTF Solvency:

      • Delays FUTA credit reduction for states with outstanding loans until 2014

      • 2-year suspension of interest accrual and interest payments on loans from the FUA

      • In 2014, federal wage base increases from $7,000 to $15,000. FUTA tax rate will be lowered, making the proposal revenue neutral.

    • Expanded Short-Time Compensation (STC)

    • Financial Integrity: permits states to use a portion of overpayments to expand enforcement efforts


Education esea reauthorization
Education: ESEA Reauthorization

  • 38 programs consolidated into 11 new programs (eliminates 13 discretionary programs)

  • Program Changes

    • Title I Grants to LEAs (College and Career Ready Students)

      • Title I Rewards program ($300m)

    • School Improvement Grants (School Turnaround Grants)

      • Schools choose one of four “turnaround” models ($600m)

    • State Assessments (Assessing Achievement)

      • Competitive and formula grants ($420m)

  • Permanent Race to the Top (RTT)

    • Additional district-level competitions


Education other
Education: Other

  • New Higher Education Programs

    • College Completion Incentive Grants

    • College Pathways and Accelerated Learning

    • First in the World Competition

  • Early Learning Challenge Fund

  • Special Education

    • H.R. 1 originally cut funding ($558m)

    • H.Amdt. 59 restored special education funds, but made cuts to Title I School Improvement ($337m) and Teacher Quality Grants ($500m)


Questions
Questions?

  • Check for updates at www.ffis.org

  • Almost all states subscribe to FFIS; please contact us for your password and to be added to the distribution list: [email protected], 202-624-5848


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