2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McClellan
Boaz and Ruth, Inc.

Item 493 #188h

Item 493 #188h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2009 $125,000 FY2010 $125,000 GF

Page 443, line 4, strike "$5,755,000" and insert "$5,880,000".
Page 444, after line 34, insert:
"Boaz and Ruth, Inc.   125,000   125,000".

(This amendment provides $125,000 the first year and $125,000 the second year from the general fund to Boaz and Ruth, Inc., for ongoing support. Boaz and Ruth, Inc., addresses the holistic needs of ex-offenders, helping them break the cycle of recidivism through job and life skills training. Beginning with an antiques store in a blighted area plagued by the cycle of recidivism, Boaz and Ruth has added moving, catering, food service and construction businesses, providing jobs, training, and community revitalization.)