Thursday, June 15, 2006

Davis keeps Hope alive

The White House tried for the fourth straight year to wipe out funding for Hope VI, a federal program that seeks to replace dilapidated public housing with mixed-income communities, but U.S. Rep. Artur Davis, D-Birmingham, intercepted its latest effort Tuesday with an amendment that returned $30 million to the program. The House approved the measure 262-162.


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