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Gov. Culver, Federal officials tour Cedar Rapids neighborhoods

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) - Wednesday morning, Governor Chet Culver joined U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan on a tour of Cedar Rapids neighborhoods hit hard by last year's floods.

This is Secretary Donovan's first visit to Iowa since joining the Obama administration.

Congressman Dave Loebsack and U.S. Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack were also on the tour.

The tour comes the same day its announced Iowa gets an additional $516,000,000 in Community Development Block Grant funding.

It comes through two emergency appropriations acts Congressman Loebsack helped spearhead after the flood.

 

Online producer:  Adam Amdor

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