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Check Point: Legislation Legacy Check Point: Legislation Legacy Kristopher Glover Eth/125 June 21, 2011
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Check Point: Legislation Legacy The article I have chosen to summarize is titled” Indian Housing: Obama Gives, But Congress May Take Away” and can be located at the following URL, http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2011/02/indian-housing-obama-gives-but-congress- may-take-away/. As indicated by the title the article discusses the funding approved by President Obama for American Indian housing. Obama’s proposed budget for fiscal 2012 included the amount of $700 million, but Congress may cut that amount to $500 million claiming that the funds are needed to keep the government going for fiscal year 2011. The Housing and Urban Development (HUD) secretary Shaun Donovan commended the National American Indian Housing Council (NAIHC) for the job done in committing the stimulus funds, with 75
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Unformatted text preview: percent of the extra allocated for projects. He said that for 2010, tribes used federal housing funding to build 1,100 affordable housing units and another 8,000 rehabs. I am by no means an expert in dealing with federal funding or government related issues, but it seems to me that the nations tribes are using this money to better its people, and I believe it should continue. Cutting this funding will have a negative impact on the number of housing units built for those who desperately need them. Another drawback to the number of housing units is the number of rehabilitation centers being built. These centers are much needed, as evidenced by the number built in 2010. In my opinion, the government needs to look elsewhere for budget cuts and give the American Indians the money necessary to continue the progress they are making....
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