If the new federal budget calls for significant cuts to social service programs, Athens County and most of the counties in Ohio’s Sixth and 18th Congressional districts stand to be hurt much more by the cuts than other counties in Ohio.
Athens County Job and Family Services has put together a report examining the impact that federal funding has in Ohio's Sixth and 18th Congressional districts. The report clearly shows the strong benefits of government programs in the two districts and the need to support funding for these programs.
To read the report, click here.
To see an excel file with data on the two districts and the state, click here.
To see a PDF of the data files for the Sixth District, click here.
To see a PDF of the data files for the 18th district click here.
To see a PDF of the data files for Ohio, click here.
To see a file that looks at federal government spending in each district, click here.