NACo Highlights FY 2014 Omnibus from the County Perspective

naco logoThe National Association of Counties (NACo) released a report providing a comprehensive analysis on the $1.012 Trillion FY 2014 Omnibus Spending Bill that Congress cleared Thursday, January 16, 2014.  Pending approval from the President, this spending bill should avert a threat of a government shutdown through September 30, 2014.  NACo’s report highlights federal programs that are important to counties.

Programs highlighted in the report include:

  • Federal transportation and infrastructure programs
  • FEMA state and local grant programs
  • Department of Justice programs including Byrne JAG grants and the State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP)
  • Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG)
  • The HOME Investment Partnerships program
  • DOL’s workforce programs
  • Community Services Block Grant (CSBG)
  • The Prevention and Public Health Fund
  • Administration on Aging programs
  • The Census Bureau’s American Community Survey

To read the special NACo report on the omnibus, click here.