Brewer Agrees To Allocate State Dollars To Cover Funding Shortfalls For TANF Families
Facing a wave of negative publicity and mounting political
pressure, Governor Jan Brewer late Monday agreed to put up $650,000 state
dollars to cover welfare payments for some needy families.
McCune-Davis says that left
“This is what we wanted,” McCune-Davis said. “It was
While Brewer’s decision temporarily solves the problem, Senator Leah Landrum-Taylor says the state really needs to tap into the rainy day fund to have the money needed, should the government shutdown continue. The governor’s office refused to comment on that request.