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

Federal Aid to Cities 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.

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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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