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Huff Pushes for Wisest Use of Proposition 41 Money
Participates in Senate Joint Oversight Hearing for VHHP Bond Act of 2014
SACRAMENTO: Senate Minority Leader Emeritus Bob Huff (R-San Dimas) took part in a special oversight hearing this week at the State Capitol that involved both the Senate Transportation & Housing Committee and Senate Veterans Affairs Committee. The hearing focused on the Veterans Housing and Homelessness Prevention (VHHP) Program created under Proposition 41, which authorized $600 million in bond funding to pay for multifamily housing for veterans.
Senator Huff is the author of SB 689, which will give preference points for the Proposition 41 bond awarding process for projects that are in coordination with the United States Department of Veterans Affairs’ (USDVA) programs and services or if the project keep a mental health professional on staff or contract for their services. Continue reading