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National targets Government’s funding of meth rehab programme in latest ‘demand the debate’ billboard

But Collins says some of the report’s recommendations have already been implemented “without the wide-ranging debate these significant issues deserve”. “Following revelations that Labour gave $2.75 million to a Mongrel Mob trust and reports of escalating gun crime, the public needs confidence in the justice system,” Collins said on Sunday. “At a time when the …

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Train advocates say new funding model could help make Madison stop a reality | Local Government

Mark Weitenbeck, treasurer with the Wisconsin Association of Railroad Passengers, said a new funding model that provides more federal dollars to ease the upfront burden on states could help bring a new passenger rail route through Madison, a prospect Democrats hoped would come to fruition about a decade ago before Republicans won control of state …

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Grants offered for kids in foster care | Government and Politics

Older youth in foster care and former youth in foster care under age 27 may be eligible for one-time funding of up to $12,000 through the Education & Training Voucher (ETV) Program, or up to $2,000 in COVID-19 relief funds for education, employment, housing, transportation, life skills, or other services. To learn about more about …

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Federal Funds to Help COVID Mitigation Efforts Among Homeless, Incarcerated Populations

Hawai‘i is set to receive more than $3 million in federal funding to help detect and prevent potential COVID-19 outbreaks among the state’s most vulnerable and high-risk communities – including people experiencing homelessness and prison populations. The funding is part of the American Rescue Plan and provided by the US Department of Health and Human …

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Alabama counties seek rule change for use of federal COVID funds

Alabama counties are asking the U.S. Treasury Department to allow a second way to calculate tax revenue losses caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, an option they say is needed to effectively use federal funds from the American Rescue Plan. Sonny Brasfield, executive director of the Association of County Commissions of Alabama, sent a letter last …

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UIC’s IGNITE, SPARKS programs receive $100K in federal funds

U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth recently announced a total of $2 million in federal funding to help address trauma and the cycle of violence in Chicago. University of Illinois Chicago Urban Youth Trauma Center’s Innovative Guidance for Neighborhood Initiatives for Trauma-informed Effectiveness, or IGNITE, and UIC’s Service-partners Promoting Awareness, Resilience and Knowledge-based Solutions, …

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Elon Musk says Tesla will open Superchargers to other cars in 2021

Tesla Supercharger Station CNBC | Andrew Evers Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday that the company’s network of DC fast-charging stations for its electric vehicles, also known as the Tesla Supercharger network, will be open to other types of electric vehicles in 2021. Responding to a Tesla fan on Twitter, where Musk commands a following of …

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