Federal Grants. Legal news and articles for March 31 - 31, 2012

Science endures as conditions in Greece worsenLetters | Sunday, April 1DA's fraud unit: Justice for hire?Cuts in federal grant leave local nonprofits short on fundsSmall Central Florida Christian college fights grant denialIllinois defense laws uniqueGingrich visits UWO, stresses energy, spending and government issues$145168 in grants possible for local outreach programsTexas Needs to Chill With the War on Voting RightsFor the RecordIllinois to get $24M federal grant to aid low-performing schools' 'turnaround'Tunkhannock couple sues financial giant Wells Fargo over home mortgage ...The times they are a-changin'Military surplus a bonanza for law enforcementBoulder County gets federal grant to house homeless veterans

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Sheriff applying for $203K Grant For Off Road Vehicles
Valley NewsMarch 1, 2012

(SHERIFF PRESS RELEASE) On behalf of the County of Riverside, Sheriff Stan Sniff is applying for a total of $203340 in California State Parks Off-Highway Motor Vehicle (OHV) Recreation Division Grants & Cooperative Agreements Program funding for Law...more »

Charles will grant preferences to local small businesses
So Md NewsMarch 2, 2012

by ERICA MITRANO, Staff writer Local small businesses now will be preferred for Charles County government contracts if they are certified with the Maryland Small Business Reserve Program, the Charles County commissioners decided Tuesday. The law...more »

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Science endures as conditions in Greece worsen
PhysicsToday.orgMarch 31, 2012

Worry, resignation, and optimism mix among Greek scientists as they deal with salary cuts, ever-changing laws, and pervasive uncertainty. “You need fresh blood. This is a long-term catastrophe,” says Leonidas Resvanis, a high-energy physicist at the ...more »

Letters | Sunday, April 1
Kansas City StarMarch 31, 2012

They also should give us a listing of all government grants and the amounts. In addition, would the media list for us the amount of subsidies we are giving to companies and entities like farmers? I feel readers need this information to help determine ...more »

DA's fraud unit: Justice for hire?
U-T San DiegoMarch 31, 2012

The use of private money to fuel public prosecutions is troubling to some defense lawyers, and the grant program has come under fire in a federal civil rights lawsuit in San Diego. To defense lawyer Michael Crowley, the system essentially turns ...more »

Cuts in federal grant leave local nonprofits short on funds
Coast NewsMarch 31, 2012

By Promise Yee OCEANSIDE — The city of Oceanside received 27 percent less in federal Community Development Block Grant, or CDBG, funds this year and in turn will not fund eight public service programs that received those funds last year.more »

Small Central Florida Christian college fights grant denial
News ChiefMarch 31, 2012

Lawmakers set aside nearly $80.8 million for the program during the current fiscal year, with most students receiving grants of $2149, according to the state budget. The court challenge stems from part of state law that sets eligibility criteria for ...more »

Illinois defense laws unique
Northwest HeraldMarch 31, 2012

Like Florida, Illinois law grants citizens more latitude to use deadly force if a crime is happening in the person's home through what is commonly called a “castle law.” In Illinois, a resident can use deadly force if a burglar makes a forced or ...more »

Gingrich visits UWO, stresses energy, spending and government issues
The Oshkosh NorthwesternMarch 31, 2012

He suggested package tracking systems employed by delivery companies could be used to root out illegal immigrants and that credit card companies' anti-fraud measures could be employed to identify and eradicate Medicare and Medicaid fraud.more »

$145168 in grants possible for local outreach programs
Ashland Daily TidingsMarch 31, 2012

By Sam Wheeler The Ashland City Council will be asked on Wednesday to approve federal grant funding to each of four low-income and homeless outreach programs that want to expand the scope of their work in Ashland. The Ashland Housing Commission voted ...more »

Texas Needs to Chill With the War on Voting Rights
The RootMarch 31, 2012

No, Texas had to challenge the Voting Rights Act itself, particularly Section 5, which grants the federal government special powers to oversee election law changes in states and counties that have troublesome histories with voter discrimination.more »

For the Record
AberdeenNews.comMarch 31, 2012

Fraud: A caller on Friday in the 1500 block of South Grant Street reported Fraud. Alcohol/drugs: A caller on Friday in the 600 block of Sixth Avenue Southeast reported drunken driving. Suspicious: A caller on Friday in the 1000 block of South Lincoln ...more »

Illinois to get $24M federal grant to aid low-performing schools' 'turnaround'
The RepublicMarch 31, 2012

AP SRPINGFIELD, Ill. — Illinois will get a $23.6 million federal grant to help reverse downward achievement trends at the state's lowest-performing schools. The US Education Department announced the grant Friday. It's part of the $535 million going ...more »

Tunkhannock couple sues financial giant Wells Fargo over home mortgage ...
Scranton Times-TribuneMarch 31, 2012

Colleen and Paul Healey sued financial giant Wells Fargo in Lackawanna County Court last May after the bank pledged to grant them a mortgage revision when they completed a federally subsidized trial adjustment period, but later denied them a conversion ...more »

The times they are a-changin'
Ottawa CitizenMarch 31, 2012

During the same period, the number of federal public servants expanded by nearly one-third - almost doubling in Ottawa - and the cost per employee rocketed to $106500 from $60500. After years of surpluses, the federal government suddenly found itself ...more »

Military surplus a bonanza for law enforcement
San Francisco ChronicleMarch 31, 2012

More than 17000 public agencies across the nation - including police, sheriff and fire departments - have taken advantage of the equipment giveaway of an estimated $2.8 billion since Congress enacted laws in the 1990s that created the program.more »

Boulder County gets federal grant to house homeless veterans
Daily CameraMarch 31, 2012

Bounty County is getting a $229620 federal grant to assist in housing homeless veterans through a collaborative program of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and the US Department of Veterans Affairs. The award, in the form of 25 ...more »

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