Monday, January 30, 2017

WHAT'S NOT TO LIKE? DC Could Lose $1 Billion For Defiantly Remaining A Sanctuary City

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser
The District of Columbia could lose $1 billion in federal funding if it defies President Donald Trump and stubbornly remains a sanctuary city.
Jen Budoff, budget director for the D.C. City Council, tweeted out Wednesday that Washington, D.C., receives more than $1 billion in federal money every year allocated to art grants, refugee resettlement and senior nutrition, among other items.
All of those funds and programs could be in jeopardy if D.C. continues its policy of being a sanctuary city. And D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser reaffirmed her intention Wednesday evening to do just that.

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