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Iowa governor’s bill would reduce public school funding by millions, analysis says

DES MOINES — Gov. Kim Reynolds’ proposal to create scholarships for private school tuition would cost the state’s 300-plus public school districts $2.1 million, a fraction of the more than $3 billion the state devotes each year to K-12 public education, according to a nonpartisan state analysis. Critics of the proposal and public school advocates …

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Students will have access to extra £50m Government hardship fund due to Covid-19

University students facing financial pressures due to the pandemic will have access to an additional £50 million support fund from the Government. Universities will be able to use the extra funding to help students facing loss of employment, additional costs for alternative accommodation, or to support access to remote teaching amid Covid-19. The majority of …

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Rep. Trone pushes for local government funding, bipartisanship | WDVM25 & DCW50

MARYLAND (WDVM) — While there has been a push for big COVID-19 relief packages from both sides of the aisle, negotiations regarding the next stimulus check are at a standstill once again. Congressman David Trone, a Democrat representing parts of Central and western Maryland, says when it comes to passing another stimulus package, getting funding …

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Wall Street’s GameStop bug may have mutated; silver surges

NEW YORK (AP) — The erratic trading in shares of underdog companies like GameStop that turned markets combustible last week appears to have migrated to commodities, sending silver prices surging to an eight-year high. Silver futures jumped more than 9% on Monday to $29.42 per ounce with #silversqueeze trending on Twitter. That exuberance spread to …

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Readers Write: MTA passing up $102M in federal funds

On Jan. 19, the Federal Transit Administration published Federal Notice of Available Funding for Federal Fiscal Year 2021. The accompanying tables by funding programs make for very interesting reading. MTA Chairman Pat Foye, Gov. Cuomo, U.S. Senators Schumer and Gillibrand, members of the New York Congressional Delegation, Mayor Bill de Blasio and other elected officials …

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Federal Funding for SaskAbilities Swift Current Branch

Details Category: Local News Published: Monday, 01 February 2021 13:09 Written by Penny Schreiner SaskAbilities Swift Current has recently received a grant from the Government of Canada’s Emergency Community Support Fund, round 2, administered through United Way Regina. These dollars are funding a series of art-therapy workshops being presented by Brunswick Creek Psychology, created specifically …

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Manitoba and federal governments partner for remote community air service funding

WINNIPEG — The federal government is committing $12 million in new funding to support air services to remote Manitoba communities so airlines can continue bringing in essential supplies and services. The funding will be distributed by the Manitoba government to airlines to address losses incurred during the period of July 1 to December 31, 2020. …

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Wolf Administration Announces Increase to Base Payment Rates for Child Care Providers Participating in Subsidized Child Care

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf today announced an increase to base rates paid to child care providers participating in Child Care Works (CCW), Pennsylvania’s subsidized child care program.  CCW helps make child care affordable for lower-income, working families and allows parents to go to work knowing their children are being cared for and learning …

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