Massive budget bill would open even more state and local funding

Bill Lucia  |  November 23, 2021

By Bill Lucia, includes “The roughly $2 trillion domestic spending package Democrats pushed through the U.S. House on Friday includes billions of dollars for programs that are significant for state and local governments, including money for priority areas like housing, workforce training, preschool and economic development. If the bill makes it through the Senate in the weeks ahead, it would cap off a huge year for legislation funneling federal money to states and localities. … ‘It's the trifecta,’ Nan Whaley, the mayor of Dayton, Ohio and president of the U.S. Conference of Mayors said in an interview …”

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