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$31.4M federal grant to be used for rental, utility assistance

Logo from Montgomery County Federal grant money will help Montgomery County residents struggling to pay for rent and utilities. A $31.4 million federal grant will help with rent debt and prevent evictions for those who have no repayment plan with landlords or other options to avoid eviction. Funding for utility assistance will help prevent shut-offs. …

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Brescia, KWC, OCTC to receive nearly $7M in additional federal funding

Graphic by Owensboro Times Brescia University, Kentucky Wesleyan College, and Owensboro Community & Technical College are each receiving a portion of the roughly $269 million allocated to postsecondary schools statewide to support students and campus communities during the coronavirus crisis.  Brescia will receive $1,196,232, KWC will receive $1,448,016, and OCTC will receive $4,372,164. U.S. Senate …

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Idaho legislators want to have say in federal stimulus funds | Northwest

BOISE — A $1.9 trillion federal stimulus bill could keep the Idaho Legislature in session several weeks longer than normal, as lawmakers wait to learn more about the plan. The U.S. House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on the stimulus package today. Democrats hope to send the proposal to President Joe Biden for his …

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Thai court grants bail to three convicted ministers ousted from cabinet

FILE PHOTO: Thailand’s Education Minister Nataphol Teepsuwan gestures while wearing a face mask as anti-government protesters and students attend a demonstration demanding the government to resign, in front of the Ministry of Education in Bangkok, Thailand September 5, 2020. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun/File Photo BANGKOK (Reuters) – A Thai court granted bail on Friday to three …

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Chinese government bond trade proves profitable for foreign fund managers using Bond Connect to take advantage of yield difference

Fund managers have been profiting from a popular trade done via Hong Kong’s cross-border investment link into mainland China’s vast US$15 trillion bond market, taking advantage of the higher yields of onshore bonds as compared to their offshore equivalents. The trade, carried out via the Bond Connect scheme, has been popular among managers active in …

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School district leaders say Lamont’s plan to use federal funds will leave them short

Yehyun Kim :: ctmirror.org A room that used to be a music room at Harding High School has been switched to a regular classroom because more rooms were needed as students attend class in a smaller size. Harding High School Music Teacher Sheena Graham expects a lot to be different when all of her students …

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LOINC receives additional federal funding to respond to COVID-19 pandemic

LOINC® at Regenstrief, an international health data standard critical to health information exchange, has received additional federal funding to support efforts to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and future public health needs. The funding, expected to total about $2 million, is from the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the …

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Federal grant to help City of Lawton fund Lee Boulevard upgrade | News

The City of Lawton has received a $2 million grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration for its Lee Boulevard renovation project. The funding is designated to Lawton under the CARES Act Recovery Assistance program and is restricted to roadway improvements to Lee Boulevard to improve access to Lawton’s west industrial park, …

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