No Taxation With RepresentationBy Emelius at 4:59 PM
The White House Office Of Faith Based Community initiatives is rather disappointed that states have not acted more aggressively to enact aid for faith based programs. President Bush has spent a great deal of time getting in touch with states personally to make them aware that they are eligible for grants for faith based programs on a state level and is encouraging them to spend the money and open their own faith based offices. [more]
Federal regulations now allow federal agencies to directly fund churches and other religious groups. Bush acted alone to rewrite these regulations after failing to persuade Congress to change the law.