Senate Approves $9.2B for CDBG, Levee Repair and Flood Control

Sanchez, Humberto
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/16/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32404, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the approval of a $94.5 billion emergency supplemental military and hurricane relief spending bill by the U.S. Senate. Through this approval, the Gulf Coast region would get $5.2 billion in Community Development Block Grant funds and $4 billion for levee repair and flood control projects. Of the $94.5 billion, $70.4 billion would go to pay for Defense and State Departments operations and $19.8 billion would be used to address damage caused by hurricanes.


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