Florida"s implementation of the federal block grants. by Robert B. Bradley

Cover of: Florida

Published by Florida Advisory Council on Intergovernmental Relations in Tallahassee, Fla. (Suite 400, Lewis State Bank Building, Tallahassee 32304) .

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ContributionsFausone, Karen., Florida Advisory Council on Intergovernmental Relations.
LC ClassificationsHJ375 .B73 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 186 p. :
Number of Pages186
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Open LibraryOL3144920M
LC Control Number82622628

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Block grants (United States) Through a block grant program for Medicaid, for example, each state would receive a set amount of money from the federal government. The block grants can be set based on "per capita" or on the needs of the state. Each state has to fill any funding gap if there is a difference between their spending and the amount set by the federal government.

AC /, State Block Grant Program (published 11/7/) This AC provides guidance for application to and implementation of the State Block Grant Program.

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(In this paper, all figures are for fiscal years and are adjusted for inflation unless indicated otherwise.) For the 13 block grants, the median funding change between its inception and is a decline of about one-quarter, or 26 percent. For four of the block grants, funding plunged by significantly more than half.

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Incombined funding for these block grants reached its lowest level during this period — $14 billion below. Title V of the Social Security Act authorizes appropriations to states to improve the health of all mothers and children.

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President Nixon in tried to put federal programs into six block grants, but congressional Democrats rejected that plan. Still, the phenomenon of block-granting grew under presidents Nixon Author: Danielle Kurtzleben. The Community Services Block Grant (CSBG) does not provide direct grants to individuals; CSBG does not charge a fee for receiving a grant.

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Benefits of Florida Federal Grants: Attending college isn’t cheap. Fortunately, students can receive help from Florida Federal Grants. Even better, students are not required to pay back federal grant money they receive. The student loan debt adds up quickly, but, but Florida Federal Grants won’t add to students’ growing pile of debt.

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University of South Qirolin;i. Columbia, SC K. U.S.A. Abstract Results of a study concerning the implementation of Chapter 2 of the Education Consolidation and Improvement Act (ECIA) of 19S1 are reported in this by: 1. Opinions on Block Grants, the Dog Whistle of Policy. A block grant is a chunk of money given to a state.

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consolidate a cadre of some forty federal programs into state block grants. This is the initiative to which I will address my comments. The Administration is undertaking a major restructuring of the federal system which vastly redefines the roles federal, state, and local govern-ments should play.

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Federal Block Grant Appropriations Bill. House File An Act appropriating federal funds made available from federal block grants and other nonstate sources, allocating portions of federal block grants, providing procedures if federal funds are more or.

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The State and Local Implementation Grant Program (SLIGP) was created under the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of (Act). SLIGP is designed to provide resources to assist regional, state, local and tribal government entities as they plan for the nationwide public safety broadband network (PSBN) being developed by the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet).

much of the federal grants budget moves to the states through formula and block grants -- state, regional, and local federal offices often handle grants applications and funds disbursement.

If the CFDA program description refers to a state or regional Information Contact as listed inFile Size: KB. Program Objective: The substance abuse block grant, formerly funded through the alcohol, drug abuse, and mental health services (ADMS) block grant and authorized by the Public Health Service Act, Title XIX, provides formula grants to states for drug and alcohol abuse treatment.

States must submit plans annually that confirm. Proposals to block grant Head Start are much like Lamar Alexander’s long-running “Pell Grants for Kids” proposal—a perennial conservative education policy idea that can be used year after year because it never goes anywhere politically.

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In the letter, Senior says the state wants a block grant of federal funds as a replacement for Florida’s various supplemental payment programs along with annual savings the state achieves Author: Christine Sexton.

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The case examines the attempts of Republican leaders to implement this proposal through the budget reconciliation process, and in particular traces the fate of.

This parallels the national focus and reflects the combined application for federal block grant funding submitted by the department during the last funding cycle. To further reflect this change the Council will soon officially amend our name to State Substance Abuse and Mental Health Planning Council of Florida.population.

Block grants can mask deep cuts in federal funding, especially over time. Moreover, block grants can lead to less accountability, lessened federal direction and oversight, and significant amounts of federal funds being spent in ways that Congress did not envision or Size: 1MB.(1) There is created a public transit block grant program which shall be administered by the department.

Block grant funds shall only be provided to “Section 9” providers and “Section 18” providers designated by the United States Department of Transportation and community transportation coordinators as defined in chapter Eligible providers must establish public .

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