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ERIC Number: ED108792
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: N/A
HEW Programs for Rural America: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare Program Assistance for Nonmetropolitan Areas, Fiscal Year 1972. 94th Congress, 1st Session, February 6, 1975.
Department of Health , Education, and Welfare, Washington., DC. Office of the Secretary.
This report analyzes HEW's resource distribution in terms of rural development activities via a program by program examination of the distribution of funds for fiscal year 1972. For programs where data are available for obligations in fiscal years 1970 and 1972, comparisons which highlight significant changes and identify possible change agents are presented. Program analyses are presented for the following areas: (1) Public Health Service; (2) Education Division; (3) Office of the Secretary; (4) Social and Rehabilitation Services; (5) Social Security Administration; (6) Programs jointly funded or administered by HEW (Appalachian Regional Commission, Comprehensive Employment and Training Act, and Concerted Services in Training and Education). Representative of the significant 1972 statistics cited are: (1) of the $70.4 billion of HEW 1972 funds, 35 percent went to rural areas; (2) of the $48.3 billion HEW Social Security funds, 37 percent went to rural areas; (3) of the $23.4 billion HEW Social and Rehabilitation Service funds, $4.5 billion went to rural areas; (4) of the $4.9 billion HEW Office of Education funds, 31 percent went to rural areas; (5) of the $1.5 billion HEW Health Services and Mental Health Administration funds, 27 percent went to rural areas. (JC)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Authoring Institution: Department of Health , Education, and Welfare, Washington., DC. Office of the Secretary.