TITLE

Senators From Both Parties Oppose Plan to Abolish CDBG

AUTHOR(S)
Vadum, Matthew
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;2/24/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32077, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that twenty-nine senators have signed a letter urging their fellow lawmakers to reject President Bush's proposal to eliminate the Community Development Block Grant program (CDBG) and replace it and 17 other programs with a new, less well-funded block grant program administered by the Commerce Department, a lobbyist familiar with the letter said yesterday. In the so-called Dear Colleague letter, the signers urge lawmakers, including Senate Budget Committee Chairman Judd Gregg, to support allocating $4.7 billion for CDBG in the upcoming fiscal 2006 budget resolution, which is roughly the same amount that Congress appropriated for the program in the current fiscal year.
ACCESSION #
16235959

 

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