Impact of Recession on Local Communities

A hearing was held on the impact of the recession on states and local communities, as well as the need for an economic recovery… read more

A hearing was held on the impact of the recession on states and local communities, as well as the need for an economic recovery bill. An economics professor, the head of a local food bank, and a community action agency director testified about the impact on individuals. Topics included financial aid for college students, the rising percentage of school age children who qualify for free or reduced lunches, and the effects of home foreclosures. close

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Impact of Recession on Local Communities

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282825-2
Category:
House Committee
Format:
House Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 13, 2008
Last Aired:
Dec 22, 2008

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  • Dec 13, 2008 | 3:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 18, 2008 | 5:15pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 22, 2008 | 10:35am EST | C-SPAN 1
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