Federal Aid to Cities

The guest was the Democratic mayor of Akron, Ohio. He talked about federal aid to cities, emphasizing Community Development Block… read more

The guest was the Democratic mayor of Akron, Ohio. He talked about federal aid to cities, emphasizing Community Development Block Grants. He said President Bush wants to cut the program’s funding and merge the CDBG program with other smaller grant, loan and tax incentive programs. Others, including the U.S. Conference of Mayors, argue that the cuts and jurisdictional changes would hurt urban centers. The mayor responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.

The U.S. Conference of Mayors is hosting a national summit on gangs April 26 and 27. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Federal Aid to Cities

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Apr 27, 2005

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  • Apr 27, 2005 | 7:31am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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