TITLE

Lawmakers Weigh 10% CDBG Cut as Alternative to Bush Plan

AUTHOR(S)
Vadum, Matthew
PUB. DATE
March 2005
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;3/16/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32091, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the consideration of federal lawmakers to reduce funding in fiscal 2006 for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program as an alternative to the proposal of U.S. President Bush to eliminate the program and replace it with a new one. Comment of Representative Christopher Shays on the proposal to replace CDBG and other federal community and economic development programs; Political pressure on Bush and lawmakers to reduce federal spending; Use of some of the program's funding on housing projects.
ACCESSION #
16441715

 

Related Articles

  • WIRED Grant Fuels Work-Force Innovation. Sanders, Elizabeth // Grand Rapids Business Journal;5/22/2006, Vol. 24 Issue 21, p7 

    Reports on the Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development grant received by West Michigan as part of the American Competitiveness Initiative of U.S. President George W. Bush in 2006. Remarks from U.S. Representative Vern Ehlers (R-Mich.) regarding the funding; Goals of the grant such...

  • Six selected for federal program.  // State Government News;Oct2002, Vol. 45 Issue 9, p7 

    Reports on the selection of several U.S. states to take part in implementing the No Child Left Behind Act, an education initiative of U.S. President George W. Bush. Number of states that applied for the Follow the Leader program; Amount of grant received by the Education Leaders Council from...

  • Administration to Continue With Plan to Eliminate CDBG. Vadum, Matthew // Bond Buyer;6/6/2005, Vol. 352 Issue 32147, p5 

    Reports on the decision of President George W. Bush administration to continue its plan to replace the popular Community Development Block Grant program despite lack of congressional support for the proposed Strengthening America's Communities Initiative (SACI) in the U.S. Plan of the...

  • Tired of Tin-Cup Politics. Walters, Jonathan // Governing;May2005, Vol. 18 Issue 8, p22 

    Focuses on the New Cities Project, a program formed by a group of mayors in the U.S. in 2005, which insist that city governments on their own are coming up with innovative and successful policies and aims to project a public image based on successes and not on the need for federal aid. Possible...

  • Bush Budget Proposes Less Funds For Community FIs.  // Credit Union Journal;2/10/2003, Vol. 7 Issue 6, p2 

    Reports on the disappointment of the Community Development Financial Institutions Fund on the budget proposed by U.S. President George W. Bush for the organization.

  • Proclamation 7861--National Mentoring Month, 2005. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;1/17/2005, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p51 

    Presents information on the Proclamation 7861 concerning the 2005 National Mentoring Month signed by U.S. President George W. Bush on January 12, 2005. Recognition of role models who have influenced one's life; Benefits of mentoring programs to children; Grants provided by the government to...

  • Remarks Following a Visit With Gulf Coast Grant Recipients in Long Beach, Mississippi. Bush, George W. // Weekly Compilation of Presidential Documents;3/5/2007, Vol. 43 Issue 9, p231 

    The article presents a speech by U.S. President George W. Bush, delivered after a visit with Gulf Coast grant recipients in Long Beach, Mississippi, March 1, 2007. He says the government's role has been to write checks, whereas the role of the governor and the mayor is help to expedite the money...

  • One Stop to Independence.  // State Legislatures;Jan2004, Vol. 30 Issue 1, p9 

    Focuses on the plan for Aging and Disability Resource Centers in the U.S. that will offer long-term support resources from a single, coordinated system. Average amount of grants awarded to several U.S. states under President George Bush's New Freedom Initiative; Purpose of the program; Function...

  • Around the world. Spangler, Adam; Rajesh, Salam // Earth Island Journal;Autumn2003, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p5 

    Presents updates on environmental protection as of autumn of 2003. Claim of U.S. President George W. Bush that Europe contributes to famine in Africa; Amount of the grant given by the Washington-based Global Environment Facility; Training given to elephants in Indonesia to charge illegal...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics