A series of block grants
for AFDC, job training, child-care and, at the governor's option, the food stamp program would provide greater flexibility and perhaps create savings in administrative costs.
May constant monitoring naman and under the block grant
or section 134 or 137 there is a monitoring mechanism at review.
O'Brien says procedures have been improved, the shortcomings he cited touch on every phase of block grant
funding and oversight during a three-year period, suggesting that slipshod practices in the administration of HUD grants were tolerated for far too long.
You could easily see block grant
proposals like this becoming part of a larger debt reduction plan or being tied into a farm bill later this year or next year," the aide said.
The governor and Commissioner Suehs are going to rob state funds and federal block grants
that were set aside for one program to pay for services that would have already been funded," state Rep.
Mike Beebe joined the Democratic governors from 16 states and the Virgin Islands in signing an April 4 letter to congressional leaders opposing block grants
They're proposing to cut heating assistance for low-and middle-income people and community development block grants
State block grants
are particularly risky for the Head Start program because they would water down both the quality and the cohesiveness of the program, making it easier for opponents to push through funding cuts.
would alleviate some other problems as well.
This data feeds into the second chapter, which examines both the rationale behind the trend of converting categorical grants into block grants
and how states and localities have responded to this trend.
The support will allow states to aid seniors earning incomes up to 135% of the federal poverty level--$11,600 for individuals and $15,700 for couples--and partial coverage for those earning incomes up to 175% of the federal poverty level--$15,000 for individuals and $20,300 for couples--issued through block grants
This election year, many in Congress are turning once again to block grants
as centerpieces of education reform plans, so we can expect more battles to save the Perkins Act.