WASHINGTON - A House subcommittee came through last week with fiscal 1994 funding for two of President Clinton's infrastructure initiatives, despite worries earlier this year that those proposals might be cut because of tight budgetary constraints.

Clinton's requests for a $599 million appropriation to start a system of state revolving funds to finance the treatment of drinking water and for a $224 million boost in the $4 billion Community Development Block Grant program were granted in a closed-door session of a House Appropriations Committee sub-committee just before Congress left for its Memorial Day recess.

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