Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado on April 19, 1973 · Page 24
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Greeley Daily Tribune from Greeley, Colorado · Page 24

Greeley, Colorado
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Thursday, April 19, 1973
Page 24
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M GRKEI.KY (Colo.) TRIBUNE. Thurs., April 19,1973 Nixon sends $2.3 billion community aid proposal to Congress By TOM SEPPY permit development in accor- trol, red tape and reviews" of Associated Press Writer dance with local objectives and community development pro- WAKHINGTON (AP) -- Pres- priorities without first getting grams. · · he continued. ident Nixon today proposed a approval from Washington. He said "these supposed Nixon said lnc measure is in$2.3-billion program of shared by allocating funds by for- safeguards have all too often tended to replace what he enou g(, sup po r t j n either the quired to show the federal gov- revenues to help cities, urban mula on the basis of need, the not contributed to better com- called "inflexible and frag- House or the Senate. . ernment only that they are counties and the states finance administration said, many com- munily development but in- menled" categorical grant-in- Among features of his new complying with federal statuets community-aid programs. munities not reached under the stead have debilitated local re- aid programs such as Model proposal are: · in 'he way they are spending out better plans without having endless torrent of paperwork." may be continued, local leaders to get Washington's approval," Nixon first proposed the com- would determine whether to do munity development legislation so in 1971 but failed to muster -Recipients would be re- appropriated annually under the act--about 78 per cent by the fifth year at a J2.3 billion level--would be allocated and made available directly to all central cities in metropolitan areas; all cities over 50,000 population, and all urban counties with a population of over 200,000. ;.. The proposal, if approved by present grant program would sources and energy ..." ........ ' Congress, would abolish the receive lunds. government's present system of Secretary James T. Lynn of grants to assist community de- the Department of Housing and velopment. Urban development, said in Under Nixon's proposal, sending the administration pro- funds would be allocated posal to Congress, "the time directly to local governments to has come to reduce federal con- Killed during robbery try Mace Brown, one of the 10 most wanted men on the FBI list, was killed Wednesday while trying to escape from a bank in New York City. Brown, 30, escaped from a Washington D.C. jail last October while appealing a death sentence for a murder conviction. (AP WirqphotnJ Your Friend lor Lift .Mrs. Henry Weinmeister T H E P A U L R E V E R E LIFE INSURANCE CC All types of life plans. Non cancellable, g u a r a n t e e d renewable, accident, and sickness coverage. 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