August 23, 2005--Posted at 6:00 pm CDT
Lawrence County--A bill due to be voted on in the United States Senate could look to take money from states with small populations in order to give to those who are more populous. If passed the bill would surely cut into the estimated 70 million dollars the state of
The funding formula brought the state of
At home local officials are hoping to keep the money coming to small communities who they say needs it just as much as larger areas.
Lawrence County Judge Alex Latham told K8News, “we are now capable of not only responding to catastrophes but of also doing a good job.”