This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables.
Shelter Program Funds Denied.
—The Administration's fallout shelter program, only recently given a boost by House authorization of a $175 million construction plan, was handed a severe setback by the House Appropriations Committee.The Committee denied most of the funds sought by the Defense Department for the shelters.The House already approved a bill authorizing the money for a one year program of federal aid for construction of new shelter spaces in nonprofit private and public institutions, such as schools and hospitals.The Committee's action denied all of the $175 million sought for new shelter construction, including additional funds for building shelter spaces in federal buildings.It allowed only $7.8 million to continue locating and marking shelter spaces in existing private and public buildings, but also rejected a $46.9 million request to stock these spaces with emergency medical supplies and rations.House Speaker John McCormack, who helped steer the authorization
WASHINGTON NEWS. JAMA. 1963;186(3):15–17. doi:https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.1963.03710030001001
Browse and subscribe to JAMA Network podcasts!
Customize your JAMA Network experience by selecting one or more topics from the list below.
Create a personal account or sign in to: