September 2009
Economic Opportunity Report;2009, Vol. 44 Issue 9, p3
The article reports on the funding distribution of the emergency grants of the U.S. President Barack Obama's administration as efforts to curb the economic crisis. According to a statement released by Labor Secretary Hilda L. Solis, funding include 57 million dollars grants to help mass layoffs, 1.7 billion dollars incentive payments to states' unemployment benefits and 98 grants for veterans job training. Grants for youth programs, transportation construction and loans are also included.


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