Senate OKs $2.6 Trillion Plan; Infrastructure Increased, CDBG Maintained

Sanchez, Humberto
March 2005
Bond Buyer;3/21/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32094, p5
Trade Publication
Reports that the U.S. Senate has approved the multimillion-dollar spending plan for fiscal 2006. Increase in the funding for transportation infrastructure; Expenditures for the Community Development Block Grant program; Response of the Senate on the proposed increase in debt limit.


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