Friday, April 10, 2009

ARRA - The Numbers

The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 was signed by President Obama on February 17, 2009. The bill contains $787,000,000,000 worth of relief funds. Below is information on how that money will be allocated, both at the federal and state level.

Where is your money going?

$288B - Tax Relief*
$144B - State and Local Fiscal Relief**
$111B - Infrastructure and Science
$ 81B - Protecting the Vulnerable
$ 59B - Health Care
$ 53B - Education and Training
$ 43B - Energy
$ 8B - Other

* Tax Relief - includes $15 B for Infrastructure and Science, $61 B for Protecting the Vulnerable, $25 B for Education and Training and $22 B for Energy, so total funds are $126 B for Infrastructure and Science, $142 B for Protecting the Vulnerable, $78 B for Education and Training, and $65 B for Energy.

**State and Local Fiscal Relief - Prevents state and local cuts to health and education programs and state and local tax increases.

New York State is expected to receive $24.6 billion of the federal stimulus package.

New York's Share:

Federal Stimulus Spending Provisions That Impact New York
(preliminary state/local two year estimates, $ in thousands)
State Fiscal Relief National Total New York
Medicaid - FMAP Increase $87,000,000$10,986,000
State Fiscal Stabilization - Education Restoration $39,524,000$2,500,000
State Fiscal Stabilization - Other Government Services $8,793,000$556,000
State Fiscal Stabilization - Education Incentive Grants $5,000,000TBD
Sub-total $140,317,000 $14,042,000
Infrastructure and Energy
Transportation: Mass Transit $8,400,000$1,245,000
Transportation: Highways & Bridges $27,500,000$1,120,000
Transportation: Rail $9,300,000TBD
Transportation: Air $1,300,000TBD
Transportation: Discretionary Surface Transportation $1,500,000TBD
Clean Water State Revolving Fund $4,000,000$435,000
Drinking Water State Revolving Fund $2,000,000$85,000
Weatherization$5,000,000$404,000
Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant $3,200,000$31,000
State Energy Program $3,100,000$126,000
Broadband Access & Expansion $7,200,000TBD
Science Facilities, Research, Instrumentation $9,000,000$450,000
Nuclear Waste Cleanup $483,000$75,000
Environmental Programs $900,000TBD
Sub-total $82,883,000 $3,971,000
Health and Human Services
Health Information Technology $19,000,000TBD
Public Health Programs $1,000,000$60,000
IDEA for Infants & Families $500,000$25,000
Food Stamp Benefit Increase $19,900,000$1,289,000
Food Stamp Administration $291,000$30,000
WIC Program Administration $500,000$34,000
Senior Nutrition Program $100,000$7,000
Homeless Assistance $1,500,000$142,000
Child Care Block Grant $2,000,000$100,000
Child Support Administration $1,000,000$34,000
Title IV-E Programs (Foster Care/Adoption Assistance) Unknown$107,000
Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) $1,000,000$110,000
SSI - One-time Payment Unknown$166,000
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) $3,950,000$174,000
UI Benefit Extension & Administration $27,150,000$1,256,000
UI Modernization $7,500,000$442,000
Employment Services $400,000$23,000
Vocational Rehabilitation (Title I) $540,000$28,000
Rehabilitation Services & Disability Research $140,000$7,000
Neighborhood Stabilization Program $2,000,000$49,000
HOME Investment Partnerships $2,250,000$245,000
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) $1,000,000$103,000
Public Housing Capital Fund $3,000,000TBD
Public Housing Retrofits $1,000,000TBD
Section 8 Retrofits $2,250,000TBD
TANF Block Grant - Emergency Fund $5,000,000$7,000
Sub-total $102,971,000 $4,438,000
Education
Title I $13,000,000$940,000
IDEA/Special Education $12,200,000$760,000
Head Start & Early Head Start $2,100,000$130,000
Pell Grant Increase $15,600,000$180,000
Enhancing Education Technology $650,000$61,000
Education for Homeless Children & Youth $70,000$7,000
Teacher Incentive Fund $200,000TBD
Sub-total $43,820,000 $2,078,000
Public Safety
Byrne/JAG$2,000,000$107,000
Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) $1,000,000TBD
Homeland Security - Fire Station Construction $210,000TBD
Other Public Safety Programs $990,000TBD
Sub-total $4,200,000 $107,000

Grand Total*

$374,191,000 $24,636,000



* Does not include approximately $90 billion in other federal spending items included in the Act which do not impact New York or cannot be quantified.



Sources:
- Bulletin on the Impact of the 2009 Stimulus Package on New York State
- New York State Information Related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

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