Groups seek to save block grant program

Meisler, Daniel
March 1999
Bond Buyer;03/26/99, Vol. 327 Issue 30607, p5
Trade Publication
Reports on the several housing and local government groups have joined together to push for an amendment to the US Senate version of the fiscal 2000 budget resolution. Efforts to keep funding for the Community Development Block Grant program intact; Organizations that sent letters protesting the program cut.


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