Funding for Housing, Health, and Social Services Block Grants Has Fallen Markedly Over Time

Source: Isaac Shapiro, Bryann DaSilva, David Reich, Richard Kogan, March 24, 2016

From the blog post:
The House Budget Committee budget plan’s proposals to convert Medicaid and SNAP (formerly food stamps) to block grants have raised once again the issue of block-granting key safety net programs. As our updated paper explains, history shows that this would likely lead to large cuts in these programs over time (see graph). ….

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Individual Block Grant Programs, 2000-2016, Year-by-Year Figures (Excel)