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Congressional Funding of Rural Development and Rural Asset Building Programs

Since 2002, nearly every federal program that funds economic development and asset-building in rural communities has been cut, some by as much as 60 percent. With the notable exception of rural single-family housing loan programs, most rural development and rural asset-building programs witnessed significant reduction in Fiscal Years 2004 and 2005 after spending increases from 2002 to 2003.

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Rural Development and Rural Asset Building Programs President Bush's FY 2006 Budget

Rural America will lose more than one-third of its federal resources for rural economic and community development. The proposed new “Strengthening America’s Communities Initiative” would consolidate 18 economic and community development programs into one and provide one-third less funding (from $5.61 billion in FY05 for the 18 programs to $3.71 billion proposed in FY06 for the new initiative).

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The State of Rural America

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This speech was presented at the Center's Annual Meeting on November 10, 2001, in Sioux City, Iowa by by Chuck Hassebrook, Executive Director of the Center for Rural Affairs.</i>
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This year the work of the Center goes forward in the midst of a profound national crisis. America has come under attack.
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