American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)

Feb 17, 2011 | Report/Brief | CLASP

This document looks at select provisions in the Recovery Act that affected low-income people and their families.

Apr 20, 2009 | Report/Brief | CLASP

Since taking office in January, President Obama and the Democratic-controlled Congress have faced the worst economic crisis in at least a generation, with sluggish credit markets, job losses of nearly 600,000 or more per month and sharply negative overall growth. The federal government responded in February with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA)