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53% of nonprofits with government contracts or grants froze or reduced employee salaries in 2012
Governments often limit what these nonprofits can spend on general overhead or administrative costs.
22.4% of Americans without a high school degree received SNAP or cash aid in 2010
Only 3.2 percent of Americans with bachelor’s degrees received aid in 2010 – still more than double the pre-recession rate.
A ruling for the plaintiffs in King v. Burwell means 8.2 million more uninsured Americans
It would also eliminate $28.8 billion in tax credits and cost-sharing reductions in 2016 for 9.3 million people.
ARMs accounted for as much as 29% of new originations during the peak of the housing bubble
Adjustable-rate mortgages (ARMs) fell to a historic low of 1 percent in 2009, and now consist of 6 percent of total originations.
Men born from 1940-44 reached the peak college–high school earnings gap— $31,000— at age 50
But the trajectory of the earnings gap is shifting. For those born between 1970 and 1974, it was that high at age 32.
In 2012, nonprofits lost 105 donors for every 100 gained
That year, nonprofits experienced negative growth in donors: gains of 866,000 were offset by losses of 909,000.