State and Federal Government Relations
The guests discussed President Bush’s $15 billion block grant proposal. Mr. Martin outlined fiscal problems facing the… read more
The guests discussed President Bush’s $15 billion block grant proposal. Mr. Martin outlined fiscal problems facing the states during an economic recession and ways in which the federal government can help. Mr. Gorton emphasized that federally legislated mandates have burdened many states economically. Both men are in Washington, DC attending the National Conference of State Legislatures. close
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