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Last Updated: 1/28/2011
Budget Issue: Reduce monthly grants for SSI/SSP individuals to the federal minimum.
Program: SSI/SSP
Finding or Recommendation: Adopt the Governor's proposal to reduce grants to the federal minimum. This would result in General Fund savings of $15 million in 2010-11 and $182 million in 2011-12.
Further Detail

This reduction would reduce maximum monthly SSI/SSP grants for individuals from $845 to $830 (about 92 percent of the 2010 federal poverty guideline).