Dayton Received $57M In Last Decade From Trump-targeted Program


Dayton received $57M in last decade from Trump-targeted program

State and local elected leaders from both parties have come out against President Trump’s proposal to slash funding to a federal program that gives Dayton and other Ohio communities millions of dollars each year for projects including street paving, demolition, home repairs and housing assistance.

Trump’s 2018 budget blueprint calls for eliminating Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding, which his administration says will save the federal government $3 billion and rid it of an ineffective program.

The White House also has proposed reducing the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s fiscal year 2017 budget by $1.3 billion, which includes …

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