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"Americans Outdoors Act" gathers support; House, Senate, and Bush administration stalemated over reauthorization of TEA21
Senate Committee hears "American Outdoors Act"; Logjam may be breaking on reauthorization of TEA21
U.S. Sens. Landrieu and Alexander introduce $1.4 billion trust fund for conservation programs; Proposed Healthy Lifestyles and Prevention America Act to address childhood and adult obesity.
Including the latest on the Transportation Equity Act, the Recreation Trails Program, and more.
The House of Representatives passed a bill that cuts spending for juvenile justice and delinquency prevention programs as compared to FY 2002 funding levels.
The proposed bill would authorize $20 million in federal funding (through the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention) to help local YMCAs expand and implement school- and community-based programs targeting at-risk teenage youth and their families.
The House and Senate have proposed bills to reauthorize the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Act (IDEA). Learn more about proposed legislation and amendments that recently passed on the House floor.
As many as 7 percent of school-age children have Attention Deficit/Hyperactive Disrorder. The new National Resource Center on AD/HD is the first national clearinghouse of information on AD/HD. Find out how you can connect to these resources.
The IMPACT bill would create a $60 million grant program for which public agencies would be able to fund planning and promotion of trails, paths, physical activity programs, and other activities to support physical activity.
The following recommendations for the reauthorization of the Workforce Investment Act (HR 1261) address aspects of youth employment programs and transitional services for youth with disabilities. Just added: summary of amendments to HR 1261.
Describes public policy issues relevant to parks and recreation in the 108th Congress and the positions NRPA advocates for relative to those issues.

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