Federal Grants. Legal news and articles for April 29 - 30, 2017

Local nonprofits ponder the disappearance of federal fundingLocal nonprofits ponder the disappearance of federal fundingUCF clinic for PTSD cut as lawmakers close in on budgetBay Area congressman's cancer survivor caucus raises attention on research fundingVal Demings Proposes Federal Grant Funding For Police Mental HealthGianforte, Quist, and Wicks debate in US House raceContractless for four years, Philadelphia teachers plan action MondayI-95, Construction blocking off-ramp to PhilipsConstruction blocking off-ramp to PhilipsState rep: Recreational pot 'a real opportunity for Maine'Congressman Cleaver Announces a Significant Grant for KC Public LibraryVIDEO: Gianforte, Quist, and Wicks debate in US House raceBarletta lauds opening of office to aid victims of illegal immigration100 days: The impact in NH from voting to militaryOffering hope and help fighting the drug epidemicGraves among 21 applicants for superintendent's job

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Washington County stake in threatened federal grants: Under $1 million
Pamplin Media GroupApril 1, 2017

Washington County could lose as much as $900,000 from the sheriff's budget if federal officials carry out a threat to withhold money from police agencies that do not aid federal immigration enforcement. The total is overstated because it includes money ...more »

Risk of losing grants over nondiscrimination law worries Annapolis ...
CapitalGazette.comApril 2, 2017

U.S. Department of Justice grant money could be at risk if the federal government determines Annapolis isn't cooperating with federal authorities on immigration ...more »

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Local nonprofits ponder the disappearance of federal funding
Davis EnterpriseApril 30, 2017

For some nonprofits, CDBG funding is the icing on the cake of their annual budgets, while others use the funds to not only boost their bottom line, but also to leverage other grants that comprise a quarter of their operating budget. Out of nine ...more »

Local nonprofits ponder the disappearance of federal funding
Davis EnterpriseApril 30, 2017

... of the Community Development Block Grant fund and HOME Investment Partnership Programs. The cuts have the potential to ripple throughout Davis, as the city previously anticipated $867,800 to arrive from HUD. In Davis, these federal dollars stretch ...more »

UCF clinic for PTSD cut as lawmakers close in on budget
Orlando SentinelApril 30, 2017

Dan Holsenbeck, UCF vice president of university relations, said the program, which had been seeking up to $4 million from the state, will continue but will be reliant on the school's ability to get federal grants. Lawmakers have two more days to ...more »

Bay Area congressman's cancer survivor caucus raises attention on research funding
The Mercury NewsApril 30, 2017

... now running a separate cancer initiative as part of his personal foundation. But there's no way nonprofits or foundations like Biden's could overcome such a large loss of public funding, said Jon Retzlaff, an official at the American Association ...more »

Val Demings Proposes Federal Grant Funding For Police Mental Health
WLRNApril 30, 2017

The legislation would make existing grant money available to police departments to do peer-to-peer counseling, to study crisis hotlines and the effectiveness of annual mental health exams. It would also make grants available for mental health ...more »

Gianforte, Quist, and Wicks debate in US House race
KTVHApril 30, 2017

Candidates also sparred over federal funding for Planned Parenthood – with Wicks and Gianforte saying it should be cut off – and Quist saying it should not. Quist: “We all need to resist the assault on women's reproductive rights. These are community ...more »

Contractless for four years, Philadelphia teachers plan action Monday
Philly.comApril 30, 2017

(Officials have said that they will instead hire more teachers and save money to pay for programs threatened by a possible elimination of some federal funding streams.) “Everything else is more of a priority than we are,” said Way, who is not planning ...more »

I-95, Construction blocking off-ramp to PhilipsConstruction blocking off-ramp to Philips
WOKVApril 30, 2017

... was charged by information for one count of conspiracy to commit wire fraud- a count which she pleaded guilty to. She could face up to twenty years in prison and a $250,000 fine, but is hoping for leniency as a result of her cooperation with the ...more »

State rep: Recreational pot 'a real opportunity for Maine'
Seacoastonline.comApril 30, 2017

The group has one eye on signals coming from Washington about enforcement of the federal ban on pot, another on the intersection with the state's longstanding medical marijuana law, and is also looking at states like Washington and Colorado that have ...more »

Congressman Cleaver Announces a Significant Grant for KC Public Library
lstribuneApril 30, 2017

“Programs like this one, and other federal funding that our local libraries rely on, could be on the chopping block next year. The Fiscal Year 2018 budget blueprint, released by President Trump, cut funding to the Institute of Museum and Library ...more »

VIDEO: Gianforte, Quist, and Wicks debate in US House race
KRTV Great Falls NewsApril 30, 2017

Candidates also sparred over federal funding for Planned Parenthood – with Wicks and Gianforte saying it should be cut off – and Quist saying it should not. Quist: “We all need to resist the assault on women's reproductive rights. These are community ...more »

Barletta lauds opening of office to aid victims of illegal immigration
Wilkes Barre Times-LeaderApril 30, 2017

That executive order included provisions cutting off certain federal grant funding to sanctuary cities, or jurisdictions which refuse to cooperate with federal immigration officials or obey immigration law. “One of the main reasons I ran for Congress ...more »

100 days: The impact in NH from voting to military
Concord MonitorApril 30, 2017

These include the Superfund, which provides federal grants to clean up sites contaminated with hazardous materials. The EPA announced three New Hampshire sites that were awarded the grant in February: the Auburn Road landfill in Londonderry, Beede ...more »

Offering hope and help fighting the drug epidemic
The Hillsdale Daily NewsApril 30, 2017

It's a deeply personal and painful issue for many of our friends and loved ones. But there is a ray of hope: Community leaders are fighting back and elected officials at every level are collaborating on strategies to tackle drug addiction. From the ...more »

Graves among 21 applicants for superintendent's job
The RobesonianApril 29, 2017

Chavis is now facing federal money laundering and mail fraud charges related to operating those institutions. “All I can say is, I don't know Ben well enough to know about his real estate dealings,” Graves said. “But I know he is one of the best ...more »

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