ALABAMA ECONOMIC STIMULUS PLAN

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AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009 (ARRA)
ECONOMIC STIMULUS PLAN

Welcome to the Alabama Department of Labor ARRA economic stimulus web page. On this page we have included information about the funding received by Alabama Department of Labor through this Act along with links to specific information regarding each program.

Funding Received Through the Stimulus Program

Expansion of Trade Adjustment Assistance Program –
The ARRA includes a major expansion and reform of this program to ensure that all U.S. workers negatively affected by trade have the skills, resources and support to gain new employment.
$ 9,961,731
Extension of Emergency Unemployment Compensation Program –
The ARRA provided for additional benefits under this program for those who qualify through an extension of the period of eligibility.
$178,200,000 est.
Increase in Unemployment Compensation Benefits –
The ARRA provided for $25 weekly supplement to the unemployment compensation of eligible claimants.
$ 75,375,000 est.
Special Transfer for Unemployment Compensation Administration –
The ARRA provided for this “special transfer” to each state to be used for certain administrative services. Currently Alabama Department of Labor is using the transfer for the following allowable services: the improvement of UC benefit and tax operations, including responding to increased demand for UC; and staff-assisted reemployment services for UC claimants.
$ 7,177,000
State Unemployment Insurance and Employment Service Operations –
The ARRA provided for additional employment and training workforce funding to greatly increase the capacity of the workforce system to serve workers in need.
$ 5,093,000
Interest Free Loan for Trust Fund Deficit -
Advance under Title XII, SSA - Temporarily waives interest payments on advances to state unemployment funds until December 31, 2010.
$ 99,117,631.93
LMI Improvement Grant - Green Jobs
Study & Analysis of Green Jobs
$ 1,145,210.00

Cumulative Report
ARRA Dollars
Awarded
ARRA Dollars
Received
ARRA Dollars
Expended
Jobs
Created
Jobs
Retained
$30,294,160
$24,679,506
$25,701,882
706
Last Revision date
02/10/2014
See Governors site: www.Stimulus.Alabama.gov
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