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Saturday, February 19, 2005

Bush Budget Proposal Cuts Funding for Aspects of War on Drugs

NPR reports:  "Many state and local drug enforcement officials are upset with President Bush's proposed budget. It would cut federal grants for state and local efforts in the war on drugs, ending most of the support for hundreds of anti-drug task forces in more than 40 states across the country."  Listen to detailed NPR report by Greg Allen here.  [Mark Godsey]

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Cuts funding from certain programs in the war on drugs, not cuts funding from the war on drugs. President Bush's budget calls for an increase of $268 million in the overall Federal Drug Control Budget.

Posted by: Pete Guither | Feb 19, 2005 9:33:49 AM

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