Indiana Mayors Push Congress To Keep Funding Block Grants

Indiana mayors push Congress to keep funding block grants

Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson is scheduled to speak to congressional members this afternoon in support of continued funding for Community Development Block Grants.Freeman-Wilson, a native of Gary and former Indiana attorney general, will be joining Mayor Ed Pawlowski of Allentown, Pennsylvania, for a congressional roundtable discussion at 3:30 p.m. in Washington, D.C. The event will include community leaders from urban and rural areas to talk about how they utilize Community Development Block Grants and HOME Investment Partnerships for various projects and programs in their own communities.The Trump administration budget blueprint, released Tuesday, calls for the elimination of …

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