Seeking Stimulus $$$, Mayors Promote Ready-to-Go Projects on Capitol Hill

January 2009
Children & Youth Funding Report;1/2/2009, p5
The article reports that the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) has met with congressional leaders to discuss the "Ready-to-Go Projects" that it believes, should be funded through the upcoming stimulus package.The mayors met with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other leaders. USCM prepared a "Ready-to-Go Report" that suggests to invest in infrastructure projects in cities across the U.S. as it will help in the creation of jobs which will mitigate the effect of the ongoing global financial crisis.


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