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1. "I will lobby tirelessly in cooperation with other mayors around the country to insure that federal funding for our recently added police officers continues."
Author: Alan Autry
2. "My colleagues, while it is good that the Nation is finally focused on the critical issue of securing our ports, our rhetoric and our passion about Dubai must be matched by the funding necessary to keep our ports and our citizens safe."
Author: Allyson Schwartz
3. "One might have thought that the most significant change in the film industry that would come about with a transition from the communist economy to capitalism would fundamentally concern the sources of funding."
Author: Andrzej Wajda
4. "Even better, there were established two separate committees deciding on state film funding."
Author: Andrzej Wajda
5. "Public enthusiasm for new advances is a key ingredient in influencing policy-makers to stimulate follow-up work with suitable funding, and it can be achieved far faster now that interested non-specialists can explore new research autonomously and can also be appealed to directly by scientists."
Author: Aubrey De Grey
6. "Beyond highways and roads, we need more money for mass transit, intercity passenger rail and freight rail. We have a long way to go to bridge the funding gaps."
Author: Bill Lipinski
7. "Accepting federal funding undermines state sovereignty as states become beholden to federal requirements in order to keep the money flowing."
Author: Bob Barr
8. "A NASA-funded study estimates that if the price of a ticket to space approached $100,000, close to a million people would buy one. That's a $100 billion industry. Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen gave me $20 million in startup funding to go after that market."
Author: Burt Rutan
9. "Given the best of all possible worlds, I would make a few changes. I would place emphasis on increasing the amount of funding that goes into programs like Pell Grants, that purely and simply award funds to students who really cannot afford full tuition."
Author: Charles Vest
10. "In early January I introduced my legislation, which, besides prohibiting Federal funding of human cloning, also expresses the sense of Congress that foreign nations should establish total prohibition on human cloning as well."
Author: Cliff Stearns
11. "We are also ignoring and underfunding high speed rail which is one of the best ways to move citizens and improve congestion on our highways."
Author: Corrine Brown
12. "As a Member of the CBC, I will fight tooth and nail to increase funding for programs, such as Ryan White, that were flat funded in the President's budget."
Author: Corrine Brown
13. "Think of the power we could have if all the energy and effort in the world – or maybe even just your energy and effort? – that goes into drinking were put into resisting, building, creating. Try adding up all the money anarchists in your community have spent on corporate libations, and picture how much musical equipment or bail money or food it could have paid for – instead of funding their war against all of us."
Author: CrimethInc.
14. "A strong accountability system needs to broaden, not narrow, the curriculum. That cannot happen if you only have accountability without adequate school funding. Until Tallahassee understands the need to raise the bar as well as the financial investment, Florida will continue to celebrate mediocrity at the expense of true achievement."
Author: Dan Gelber
15. "Poor health was not just the result of random acts, bad luck, bad behavior or unfortunate genetics. Deliberate public policy decision about housing, education, parks and streets were the key drivers of racial differences in mortality. Crime kept people off the streets and limited their ability to exercise. The lack of grocery stores limited dietary choices. The lack of primary care doctors and specialists in these communities made chronic disease care more difficult. The degradation and loss of hospital services in these communities affected hospital-based outcomes. … The chronic underfunding of critical health services at Cook County Hospital and other safety-net providers contributed to these poor outcomes as well. The deleterious impact of social structures such as urban poverty and racism on health has been called 'structural violence."
Author: David A. Ansell
16. "In a very weak economy, when you say 'cut government spending,' what you mean is you're laying off school teachers and you're de-funding various programs that put money into the economy. This means you have more unemployed people that then draw unemployment benefits and don't pay taxes."
Author: Fareed Zakaria
17. "So is civil society prepared for the future? Probably not. Most organisations have to live hand to mouth, juggling short-term funding and perpetual minor crises. Even the bigger ones rarely get much time to stand back and look at the bigger picture. Many are on a treadmill chasing after contracts and new funding."
Author: Geoff Mulgan
18. "As soon as my watch showed 5:00 p.m., I walked in. Gene was at the lectern of the darkened theatre, still talking, apparently oblivious to time, responding to a question about funding. My entrance had allowed a shaft of light into the room, and I realized that the audience's eyes were now on me, as if expecting me to say something.'Time's up,' I said. 'I have a meeting with Gene."
Author: Graeme Simsion
19. "Most of our funding goes to organizations and is then used to leverage the private sector."
Author: Jane Alexander
20. "We have at least 125 communities in Arizona at risk from wildfire, not because of review processes or litigation delays but because of a lack of federal funding on the ground to actually begin the projects."
Author: Janet Napolitano
21. "I will never buy a fish tank, because I don't believe in supporting the funding of aquatic war machines."
Author: Jarod Kintz
22. "My father was unemployed and I was the eldest of seven children. We were very poor. And when you ask how did we support ourselves, the only funding that we had was unemployment payments."
Author: John Hume
23. "I was a teacher for a long time. I taught at a community college: voice, theory, humanities. And nowadays, music education is a dying thing. Funding is being cut more and more and more."
Author: Jon Secada
24. "One of the first bills I helped passed was the Shore Protection Fund, which provides a stable source of funding for shore protection, something very important for Monmouth County and the entire Jersey Shore."
Author: Joseph M. Kyrillos
25. "We cannot afford to lose the Medicaid funding for low-income women."
Author: Kay Bailey Hutchison
26. "We're first on executions. We're 49th in funding public education. We're in a race with Mississippi for the bottom, and we're winning."
Author: Kinky Friedman
27. "If each of us is to feel that he or she is valued, this calls for more than public funding."
Author: Kjell Magne Bondevik
28. "Some of today's athletes do not have that kind of pride. They left school at 16, have never had a job in their life and are getting Lottery funding, earning money as an athlete."
Author: Linford Christie
29. "The U.S., France, Germany and Canada have all responded to the financial crisis by boosting rather than cutting their science funding. The U.K. has not."
Author: Martin Rees
30. "The truth was, neither the Central Intelligence Agency nor any of the other official and unofficial U.S. intelligence organizations have ever been some kind of all-seeing, all-knowing, global illuminati. For starters, we never hand that kind of funding."
Author: Max Brooks
31. "Government funding that's coming from the United States is making a huge difference on the ground in the developing world. It's really palpable - it's making a huge difference saving lives."
Author: Melinda Gates
32. "I saw, during the midterm campaign of 2006, how difficult it was for opponents of stem cell research to run against hope. And so it was in the 2008 presidential contest. This was hope in the collective, a definition that should always apply to the expression of a people's political will. Christopher Reeve had believed in a formula: optimism + information = hope. In this case, the informing agent was us. Granted, it may all look different in six months to a year, but it is hard not to be buoyed by the desire for positive change as articulated and advanced by Barack Obama. It is okay to hope. This time the aspiration of many will not be derided as desperation by a few, as it was during the stem cell debate of '06.By the time you read this book, President Obama and the 111th Congress will have established federal funding for stem cell research. The dam has broken.Just as I'd hoped."
Author: Michael J. Fox
33. "We believe in funding family planning because it helps to prevent unintended pregnancy. We believe that a woman considering an abortion should not be forced to have an ultrasound against her will."
Author: Nancy Keenan
34. "From a viable economy to the full funding of Headstart, from a clean environment to true equality for women, from a strong military to a commitment to racial brotherhood, from schools that are honored to streets free of excessive violence."
Author: Paul Tsongas
35. "I wonder if people really know what the definition of crowd-funding is. Or, if there's even an agreed upon definition of what it is."
Author: Perry Chen
36. "The kind of system Kickstarter uses has been used for hundreds of years. Unlike Medici-style patronage, where the richest people in town give large amounts of money, Kickstarter's system relies on the general public for funding projects, and rewards those backers."
Author: Perry Chen
37. "ERA means abortion funding, means homosexual privileges, means whatever else."
Author: Phyllis Schlafly
38. "I believe the American people are entitled to some straight talk when it comes to higher education funding."
Author: Ric Keller
39. "Reforming public education, cutting property taxes, fixing adult and child protective services and funding our budget can all occur when Democrats and Republicans engage in consensus and cooperation - not cynicism and combat."
Author: Rick Perry
40. "The more angels we have in Silicon Valley, the better. We are funding innovation. We are funding the next Facebook, Google, and Twitter."
Author: Ron Conway
41. "Cisco never had a red quarter. Never. Took us three years to get funding, and in those three years, we were never in the red, and that was because we had two products to sell. They were not sexy or cool, but we had enough of a market that we could generate enough of a cash stream to grow the company."
Author: Sandra Lerner
42. "I'd like to do a film in Canada, but it's too difficult. National Film Board funding takes too long, and there's too much paperwork; by the time the film is approved the topic is dead and gone."
Author: Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy
43. "I have fought to protect those benefits that ensure better salaries for teachers across the Nation such as grants to pay off student loans and funding for Teach for America. Still, we must all do more to show our continued appreciation for our Nation's leading role models."
Author: Solomon Ortiz
44. "You just don't get funding to go out and find God. Even if you did, you'd have to first define what you mean by 'God.'"
Author: Stephen LaBerge
45. "Our nation has kept faith with its veterans. Funding for veterans healthcare and benefits is strong, and has increased more than 75 percent in the last decade."
Author: Steve Buyer
46. "To cure ALS medically is not economical. The realities are that it's difficult to find funding for research for a medical cure. I believe in developing technology as opposed to medical research. Technology can be economical."
Author: Steve Gleason
47. "Until Africa changes it's Mindset - It will forever be a "basket case" looking for international support, funding and charity.We need to Rethink Innovation"
Author: Tony Dovale
48. "Washington, D.C., has a much greater risk than Manchester, N.H. They both need some level of funding, but they ought not to be done per capita. Congress is to blame for some of this."
Author: Warren Rudman
49. "We have to make a determination of what the minimum standards are for police, fire and emergency services in all of America's major cities. Once we determine that, then we can decide what the funding is."
Author: Warren Rudman
50. "Building a business doesn't mean getting venture capital funding. It means finding customers and making money."
Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour

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