Biden Says Aid to Cities 'Imperfect'

Speaking to members of the Brookings Institution, Vice President Joe Biden acknowledged that there have been problems with implementing the stimulus package funds at the local level.
September 4, 2009, 12pm PDT | Tim Halbur
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"While expressing subtle sympathy for mayors and others who backed direct stimulus help for cities, Biden vowed that the administration would keep working on a system for distributing urban grants based on the overall health of cities -- which includes transportation, energy, and housing needs.

'We're trying to marry these things together,' he said."

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Published on Thursday, September 3, 2009 in Streetsblog
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