|Budget Issue:||Reduce monthly grants for SSI/SSP individuals to the federal minimum.|
|Finding or Recommendation:||Adopt the Governor's proposal to reduce grants to the federal minimum (a reduction of 1.8 percent). This would result in General Fund savings of $14 million in 2009-10 and $178 million in 2010-11. The Legislature should also consider the option to make SSI/SSP recipients eligible for federal food stamps.|
Please see our January 29, 2010 report entitled How the Special Session Actions Would Affect Social Services for more information.