Federal Grants. Legal news and articles for April 25 - 26, 2017

Long-running pokie gambling fraud trial enters final stagesMedicaid Benefits Children at Doctor's Office and in SchoolA Florida law grants license to STEALAltus Times | Federal grants totaling $485 million slated for all 50 ...Ivy League Schools Ignore Law Requiring Disclosure Of Fed Grant FundingEnid woman gets some of scammed money back; Feds say case connected to international crime ringFederal Judge Calls Trump's Order on Sanctuary Cities Unconstitutional--4th UpdateDOJ: Court Decision Does Not Stop Effort To Cut Funds From Sanctuary CitiesJudge blocks Trump from cutting off funds to “sanctuary cities”Federal funds for Dual Language Immersion program 'mismanaged ...Brothers charged in alleged Portland grocery welfare fraudLetter writer wants elected officials to record conversationsJackson woman sentenced for tax fraudUpland woman convicted of real estate fraud - Highland Community ...FEMA dollars returned

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To Protect Taxpayers, An Insurance Mandate For Higher Education
ForbesMarch 27, 2017

$461 million. That's how much loan forgiveness the federal government will grant to students left stranded after the collapse of for-profit college chain ITT Technical Institute, according to bankruptcy court documents filed last week by the Department ...more »

Other Views: Trump budget cuts would cripple state spending
Janesville GazetteMarch 27, 2017

Most of that federal cash will go to pay 59 percent of operating costs of Medicaid, which provides health and personal care for 1.1 million poor, elderly, and disabled Wisconsin residents. Medicaid helps one out of every five Wisconsinites. Walker's ...more »

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Long-running pokie gambling fraud trial enters final stages
Independent Community NewspaperApril 26, 2017

O'Brien and two others are on trial at the High Court in Wellington facing charges relating to the way O'Brien's involvement in a grant-making trust, and bars and cafes that contained pokie machines, was concealed. The three have pleaded not guilty to ...more »

Medicaid Benefits Children at Doctor's Office and in School
NJ SpotlightApril 26, 2017

As Republicans in Congress struggle to replace the landmark Affordable Care Act, they have focused on ways to control the cost of Medicaid, proposing capped payments or block grants to states that will provide more flexibility, but fewer federal ...more »

A Florida law grants license to STEAL
Florida WeeklyApril 26, 2017

THE COST OF HOMEOWNERS INSURANCE in Florida, already about twice the national average, will continue to rise thanks to plaintiffs' attorneys who work with contractors to exploit loopholes in laws that allows them to cash in on inflated claims, the ...more »

Altus Times | Federal grants totaling $485 million slated for all 50 ...
Altus TimesApril 26, 2017

Oklahoma is scheduled to receive $7.28 million to fight opioid addiction from a federal grant program, according to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom ...more »

Ivy League Schools Ignore Law Requiring Disclosure Of Fed Grant Funding
Daily CallerApril 26, 2017

Prestigious academic recipients of federal science grants have repeatedly violated a 1989 law requiring disclosure of how much federal taxpayers spend on their research, according to a new study. The study is entitled “Ivy League Flunkers,” and was ...more »

Enid woman gets some of scammed money back; Feds say case connected to international crime ring
kfor.comApril 26, 2017

An Enid woman scammed out of nearly $20,000 has received some of her money back after police in California arrested a man federal authorities say is tied to an international crime ring. Loretta Ball received a call on April 5 that put ... Filed in ...more »

Federal Judge Calls Trump's Order on Sanctuary Cities Unconstitutional--4th Update
Fox BusinessApril 26, 2017

The president's January executive order requires U.S. officials to ensure that sanctuary cities "are not eligible to receive federal grants, except as deemed necessary for law enforcement purposes." The order doesn't specify what types of federal funds ...more »

DOJ: Court Decision Does Not Stop Effort To Cut Funds From Sanctuary Cities
Daily CallerApril 26, 2017

A spokesman said the DOJ will continue on with its efforts to restrict federal law enforcement grants from jurisdictions that restrict the federal government from accessing information about the immigration status of an individual. The judge sided with ...more »

Judge blocks Trump from cutting off funds to “sanctuary cities”
Miami HeraldApril 26, 2017

A federal judge on Tuesday blocked President Donald Trump from cutting funds to local governments that provide “sanctuary” to immigration violators, citing Miami-Dade County as an example of a community responding to the financial threat. ... Trump's ...more »

Federal funds for Dual Language Immersion program 'mismanaged ...
KSL.comApril 25, 2017

Federal funds for the state's Dual Language Immersion program, among them grants awarded by the National Security Agency, were mismanaged by the Utah ...more »

Brothers charged in alleged Portland grocery welfare fraud
Bangor Daily NewsApril 25, 2017

The older brother, who was the owner of the store, also was charged with trafficking in welfare vouchers, wire fraud, money laundering and theft of government funds. From June 2011 until about April 2016, the two Westbrook brothers allegedly allowed ...more »

Letter writer wants elected officials to record conversations
East Bay TimesApril 25, 2017

We have the ability to construct an app that would recognize whenever two or more reps are in contact — physical or contact through personal devices. Simply require ... California receives upward of $367 billion in federal grants annually. Withholding ...more »

Jackson woman sentenced for tax fraud
Mississippi News NowApril 25, 2017

As part of the conspiracy, Brown and other co-conspirators would cause the presentation of false claims to the IRS by preparing and submitting false U.S. Individual Income Tax Returns, Forms 1040 for tax year 2009 through 2012, using stolen identities.more »

Upland woman convicted of real estate fraud - Highland Community ...
Highland Community News (subscription)April 25, 2017

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. - On April 14, a San Bernardino County jury returned a verdict of guilty on 6 counts of real estate fraud against 58-year-old Barbara ...more »

FEMA dollars returned
Ruidoso NewsApril 25, 2017

The first action last week was connected to money received from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to repair 2014 and 2015 flooding and rain damage to 27 roads in the county. The county ... Commission Chairman Preston Stone said he leans more ...more »

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