Community development funding cuts

first_img Previous articleProposal for Adare affordable housing pilot projectNext articleIrish Cement should not be allowed compromise public health Cian Reinhardthttp://www.limerickpost.ieJournalist & Digital Media Coordinator. Covering human interest and social issues as well as creating digital content to accompany news stories. [email protected] WhatsApp Linkedin TAGSbriefCommunityDeputy Maurice QuinlivandevelopmentFundingfunding cut RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email NewsCommunity development funding cutsBy Cian Reinhardt – May 10, 2018 722 Advertisement Facebook Housing 37 Compulsory Purchase Orders issued as council takes action on derelict sites center_img Heartbroken publicans call time on their Covid lockdown Maurice Quinlivan TDCOMMUNITY development funding has been cut from €76.7 million in 2008 to €38 million, according to Limerick Sinn Féin TD Maurice Quinlivan. Over that same period, funding for Limerick has dropped from €4,329,117 to €2,185,427. “I have absolutely no doubt that these cuts in Limerick have contributed to ensuring unemployment black-spots remain across the city where eight of the worst ten blackspots in the State are. These figures are shameful and stark. They haven’t moved down in years. These are programmes which are instrumental in reducing poverty and improving the opportunities of those who are marginalised in society. It is simply unacceptable that Fine Gael has seen fit to slash these vital supports,” he said. Print Population of Mid West region increased by more than 3,000 in past year Unstoppable Sean shows that all things are possible Patrickswell women get to the heart of the matter Twitter Limerick people will have their say on ‘bigger picture’ issueslast_img read more

Hood to testify before Senate Banking Committee next week

first_imgThe Senate Banking Committee is holding a hearing next week with NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood slated to testify. The hearing will focus on regulators’ efforts to provide financial institutions with relief and resources amid the coronavirus pandemic.A livestream of the virtual hearing will be available on the committee’s website. In addition to Hood, representatives from the Federal Reserve, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, and FDIC will testify. The hearing is set to begin at 10 a.m. Eastern Tuesday.Throughout the pandemic, NAFCU has worked closely with the NCUA, Congress, administration and other agencies to ensure credit unions’ concerns are addressed and the industry is fully equipped to meet members’ needs. The NCUA has taken several steps to address credit unions’ concerns; access all its coronavirus-related guidance here.Of note, NAFCU has consistently sought: ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr continue reading »last_img read more