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block grant

A method of administering Medicaid benefits under which the US Federal government provides a block of funding to the state, which then decides how to allocate available resources.
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Traynor, the city's chief development officer, said any unexpended block grant money that exceeds the 1.
The resolution has been endorsed by the Community Development Block Grant Coalition, a group of national organizations representing local elected officials, state and local CDBG and HOME practitioners, and nonprofit organizations that receive CDBG and HOME funds locally.
Component-wise Block grant in a year = (Students strength X Average component cost per student) + (Increase in component amount by indexing 2010-11 figures to the rate of inflation per annum)
The conservative Texas Public Policy Foundation had a strong hand in helping craft the language of the block grant proposal, which would request that the state be allowed to implement sliding scale subsidies for Medicaid recipients to purchase private health coverage.
Getting the Treasury to agree that Wales will be able to borrow, with no block grant deductions, is a big step forward.
said he did not know how a food stamp block grant proposal would be received in the House.
budget pressures forced the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to reduce funding for the block grant by 20 percent in the fourth quarter, which ended Sept.
We strongly oppose a congressionally-mandated block grant of federal Medicaid spending, which would shift costs and risk to states.
These include the Clean Water and Drinking Water State Revolving Funds, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program and several block grants.
Perhaps this is why Mr Jones was rehearsing his manifesto commitment on education was 1% above the percentage rise in the pounds 15bn block grant.
The other two projects the board will vote on will also be funded by the energy block grants about $1.
We need to have the mother of all negotiations to deal with the issue of the block grant and to oppose cuts.