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Senate Appropriations Committee approves 2016 HUD funding bill

Yesterday the Senate version of the 2016 HUD appropriations bill took another step forward. It was passed by the full Senate Committee on Appropriations, apparently with no changes to the amounts for the public housing and housing choice voucher (HCV) programs approved on Tuesday by the… 78 more words

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Appropriations for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and for Defense

Rep. Michael Capuano (D-MA) in his weekly emails gives his perspective on action in Congress. Here he discusses “H.R. 2577, “Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act” and H.R.  299 more words


Update on Gehry Ike design

A press release summarizing the proposed U.S. House of Representatives’ appropriations bill for several departments says it zeros out funding for the Eisenhower Memorial Commission. According to Justin Shubow, president of the National Civic Art Society, Congress has eliminated federal funding for construction of the memorial for the past two years; this year, if the Senate goes along, Congress will kill funds not just for construction but for the commission itself. 300 more words


House passes 2016 HUD funding bill

On Tuesday the U.S. House of Representatives passed the 2016 Transportation-HUD (T-HUD) appropriations bill H.R. 2577 on an extremely close, party-line vote. According to a Center on Budget and Policy Priorities ( 205 more words

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