Bush Offers 2.1% Grant Increase

Sanchez, Humberto; Hume, Lynne
February 2006
Bond Buyer;2/7/2006, Vol. 355 Issue 32314, p1
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The article reports that U.S. President George W. Bush has proposed an increase in state and local grants. He asserted that the proposal is part of his plan to hold overall discretionary spending below the rate of inflation. The proposal will reduce the budget from 141 programs including the 765 million dollars funding for the Federal Aviation Administration's airport improvement program.


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