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Legislative Update: President Signs Short-Term Continuing Resolution Providing ARC Funding; Congress Approves Extension of ADHS Program through May 2005

September 2004

On September 30, President Bush signed a continuing resolution that will provide funding for the Appalachian Regional Commission at its fiscal year 2004 level ($65.6 million) through November 20. Also on September 30, Congress approved an eight-month extension of federal highway programs, including the Appalachian Development Highway System program, through May 31, 2005.