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Congressional Tipoffs Involving Kentucky Newsletter for Sunday December 29, 2019 ( 4 items )  

GAO Issues Report on Community Services Block Grant, Better Alignment of Outcome Measures with Program Goals Could Help Assess National Effectiveness
WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on community services block grant. The report (GAO-20-25) is titled "Better Alignment of Outcome Measures with Program Goals Could Help Assess National Effectiveness". The report was sent to Rep. Virginia Foxx, R-North Carolina, Republican Leader of the House Education and Labor Committee, and Rep. S. Brett Guthrie, R-Kentucky on Dec. 19, 2019. Here are excerpts of summaries associated with the report. What GAO Fou  more

GAO Issues Report on Wildland Fire, Federal Agencies' Efforts to Reduce Wildland Fuels and Lower Risk to Communities and Ecosystems
WASHINGTON, Dec. 27 -- The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on wildland fire. The report (GAO-20-52) is titled "Federal Agencies' Efforts to Reduce Wildland Fuels and Lower Risk to Communities and Ecosystems". The report was sent to Sen. Michael B. Enzi, R-Wyoming, chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wisconsin, chairman, The Honorable Sen. Gary Peters, D-Michigan, ranking member of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, Sen.  more

Rep. Comer: Partisan Impeachment Charade Divides Country
WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 -- Rep. James Comer, R-Kentucky, issued the following news release: * * * - Congress Must Do Better * * * Even as the U.S. House of Representatives concluded 2019 by passing President Trump's landmark new trade agreement with Canada and Mexico - the USMCA - that major accomplishment was unfortunately overshadowed by the partisan, divisive impeachment proceedings taken up by Washington Democrats. In launching these proceedings - and impeaching a duly-elected President wit  more

Rep. Guthrie Issues Statement on Mammoth Cave Grant
WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 -- Rep. S. Brett Guthrie, R-Kentucky, issued the following statement: Congressman Brett Guthrie (KY-02) announced that the National Park Foundation Open OutDoors for Kids program is awarding a $10,000 grant to Mammoth Cave National Park. The grant will be used to connect 2,000 fourth graders from nearby elementary schools to Mammoth Cave for field trips. "Mammoth Cave is the pride of the Second District," said Guthrie. "I am proud to announce this grant that will give lo  more