Bush Clears $5.2B for CDBG, $4B for Levees

Sanchez, Humberto
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/19/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32405, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the multimillion-dollar supplemental spending bill signed by President Bush that included Community Development Block Grant funds for the Gulf Coast region and funds for levee repair and flood control projects in the U.S. According to Bush, the law provides additional resources needed to fight the war on terror, help citizens of the Gulf States recover from devastating hurricanes, and protect Americans from a potential influenza pandemic.


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