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May 2, 1936

Government Services

JAMA. 1936;106(18):1579. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770180053020

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Social Security Grants Totaling $5,000,000  The Social Security Board announces allotments of federal funds totaling $5,293,876 for grants-in-aid to eight states with approved public-assistance plans. These grants will match the states' expenditures for assistance to their needy aged, needy blind, and dependent children. The states sharing in grants for April, May and June and the amounts authorized are as follows:The board also announced the mailing of checks to the following states as grants-in-aid for their public assistance work during February and March:In the case of aid to the needy aged and blind, the federal grant matches the states' expenditures dollar for dollar up to a combined total of $30 per month per person, and also includes 5 per cent additional for the states' administrative expenses. In the case of aid to dependent children, the federal government pays $1 for every $2 disbursed by the states up to a

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