TITLE

House Panel OKs Spending for Highways, Section 8, D.C

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;5/30/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32391, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports that a House panel in Washington has approved a $67.8 billion spending bill that also includes $39.1 billion for highways, $15.8 billion for the Section 8 rental housing voucher program, and $575 million for the District of Columbia. The Federal funding for highway and transit construction is mostly generated from the federal gas tax. Airport operators will also get $3.7 billion. The $15.8 billion the bill requested for the Section 8 rental housings voucher program is $358 million more than the amount provided last year.
ACCESSION #
21043197

 

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