Map: Public Assistance Expenditures for Working Families by State

Source: University of California, Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education, Institute for Research on Labor and Employment, 2015

Select any state to see how much federal and state money is going to working families for public assistance programs in that state. Federal costs are comprised of expenditures on Medicaid/CHIP, the cash assistance portion of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), and Food Stamps (SNAP). State costs are comprised of expenditures on Medicaid/CHIP and the cash assistance portion of TANF. All figures represent yearly expenditures using data from 2009-2011, adjusted to 2013 dollars. For more information see the report The High Public Cost of Low Wages.

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