Nation: President Trump Releases Budget

On Thursday, March 16th, President Trump released the “America First – A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.” The budget does not include many details, but is more an outline of President Trump’s spending proposals. House and Senate appropriations committees will review the budget proposals and will develop the final budget documents for theContinue reading “Nation: President Trump Releases Budget”

Nation: President Mentions Infrastructure Bill in Address

President Trump reiterated his desire for a new transportation/infrastructure program during his address to Congress last night. “Crumbling infrastructure will be replaced with new roads, bridges, tunnels, airports and railways gleaming across our beautiful land,” he said. “To launch our national rebuilding, I will be asking the Congress to approve legislation that produces a $1Continue reading “Nation: President Mentions Infrastructure Bill in Address”

Greeley: GARA Supports 3A

GARA’s Board of Directors voted to support a proposed 10.34 mill levy override (MLO) which will appear on the November ballot as ballot measure 3A. If it passes, it would give the Greeley-Evans School District 6 $12 million a year for seven years. This equates to an additional $540 per student, per year. District 6Continue reading “Greeley: GARA Supports 3A”

Loveland: 2017 Budget Includes Affordable Housing Fund

The draft budget presented by staff recently includes a new “Affordable Housing” special revenue fund. $400,000 was allocated to the fund for homelessness programs in 2017. The City Council had discussed homelessness earlier this spring and offered preliminary support for a proposal to lease used RVs that could be rented by homeless families. Non-profits suchContinue reading “Loveland: 2017 Budget Includes Affordable Housing Fund”