oppose mandating such requirements arguing that they would punish children and undermine the entire concept of block grants
, which is to give maximum flexibility to the states to run their own programs.
Indian Housing Block Grants
have an important role in helping tribal communities maintain and improve the availability of affordable housing on their lands, said Senator Collins.
This is not unique to the region, for example Region 10 (Northern Mindanao) is getting P83 billion, Region 9 (Zamboanga Peninsula) P77 billion, Region 11 (Davao) P78 billion on block grants
or development funds for their region,' he said, noting that at present, the existing Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) receives a measly P33 billion.
Worcester city councilors tonight will get official word of some $2 million that must be repaid to the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development as the result of years of mismanagement of federal housing block grants
on the part of some contract agencies throughout the city, along with a lack of proper oversight and follow-through by the city.
House Republican Study Committee Chairman Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) has introduced legislation that would convert six USDA nutrition programs to block grants
to each of the 50 states.
In a fiscal switcheroo, Texas could free up state dollars to fund the embattled Women's Health Program by seeking federal block grants
for other programs, the state's health commissioner wrote in a letter to House Democrats on Tuesday.
For the AMA to go on record as supporting block grants
would cause millions of children to be thrown under the uninsured bus," he said.
House of Representatives recently proposed a fundamental change in the structure of Medicaid, favoring block grants
to states rather than matching funds.
These include the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program and several block grants
The other two projects the board will vote on will also be funded by the energy block grants
100 million in block grants
for arts and music programs in kindergarten through eighth grade.
Delaware, Ohio, received a $500,000 grant from The Ohio Small Cities Community Development Block Grants
program (The Ohio Dept.